The paper is devoted to the issue of construction of the term structure of interest rates for China’s bond market. It provides an overview of the related studies for the period from 1997 to 2010. The paper also gives a brief description and history of the approach applied by China Central Depositary & Clearing (CCDC) in order to construct the yield curve out of the China’s bond market data.
The article presents a review of events in the financial market in 2007-2008. The author studies the interconnection between macroeconomic policy conducted by the USA monetary authorities since beginning of 1980-s till now, and the risks which have concentrated in the financial system and resulted in the crisis. The author specifies the mechanisms of the crisis deepening and broadening, and gives her own evaluation to them.