sovereign debt

Fitch Ratings has warned that the dual coronavirus and oil price shocks will put pressure on some sovereign credit fundamentals and potentially on their ratings.
The Institute of International Finance has issued its latest outlook on debt. 24/7 Wall St. wanted to put some of the overgrowing debt into context in U.S. terms.
A weakening global economy has elevated the risk to sovereign creditworthiness according to a new report from Moody's.
S&P has held its rating of the United Kingdom at AA/A-1+. It is the second highest grade S&P gives sovereign debt. However, the ratings agency’s outlook for the debt is “negative,...
Against the backdrop of a trade war with the United States and a crumbling economy, Moody's has downgraded the rating of Turkey's sovereign paper from Ba3 from Ba2 and changed its rating outlook to...
For the first time in the history of the United States, the national debt has exceeded $21 trillion, according to the U.S. government.
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The Institute of International Finance reported that global debt reached over $230 trillion at the end of the third quarter.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has cut China's sovereign debt rating by one notch to A+. The lowered rating has also spread to include several of the country's top banks.
Fitch Ratings has warned that the U.S. AAA debt rating is in jeopardy if the debt ceiling is not raised before it reaches its upper limit, now expected sometime in early October.
Stocks have risen handily since the end of the election, but so have bond yields. Now we have close to 100% chance that there will be an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve in December. It...
For those who view negative interest rates on sovereign debt as a tax, there is good news. For those who want to use sovereign debt as a means of building wealth rather than just parking assets for...
Fighting deflation has a cost, and as of April 25 that cost is negative interest rate yields on $9.9 trillion in global sovereign debt. Of the total, $6.8 trillion is long-term debt and $3.1 trillion...
The Saudis may be preparing to issue their first-ever international sovereign bond, but there's a catch.
Standard & Poor's downgraded the sovereign debt of Brazil, just as powerful forces are in the midst of trying to replace the president.