Entries for 'Debt Sustainability'
May 16, 2019
Trade and geopolitical tensions drive investors to safe havens as market risks are reassessed; Greater sensitivity to political news flow reflects growing dominance of passive investing, high-frequency trading; New Principles for Debt Transparency aim to help address debt-related vulnerabilities in low-income countries; Green asset-backed securities have surged in popularity in recent years, but are still a niche product
May 3, 2019
We are pleased to invite comments and suggestions on the latest draft of the voluntary Principles for Debt Transparency. Feedback is welcomed from all stakeholders, including private sector financial firms; official sector bodies including international organizations, finance ministries and debt management offices; and civil society.
March 14, 2019
Eking out the late-cycle rally; Sustained improvement in external funding conditions would be a boon for highly indebted EMs; After debt relief, many low-income countries have seen debt/GDP ratios rise sharply in recent years; Rising pension obligations burden mature economies—and some emerging markets as well