Reducing financial vulnerability: the development of the domestic government bond market in Mexico

5 December 2005

There is broad evidence that various initiatives undertaken by the Mexican government have been successful in helping to develop the domestic government bond market. The market has grown rapidly, its maturity structure has lengthened and secondary market liquidity has improved. Primary market auctions have also become more efficient. Notwithstanding these significant advances, some vulnerabilities remain.

JEL classification: E440, G180, H630, O160.