Government Debt

The unsustainable lightness of zero-weighted sovereign debt: James Saft
www.dailymail.co.uk

"Our position … has been that first, there is reason to change the present system of zero risk-weights; second, that the revision should not create undue turbulence in markets where sovereign debt is used, such as the repo market and short-term debt …

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Trump's Fiscal Fantasy Eliminates $20 Trillion of National Debt in 8 Years
www.thefiscaltimes.com

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump's wide-ranging interview with the Washington Post's Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, published Saturday, made news on many different fronts. From his prediction of a “very massive recession” to his …

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Corruption, uncertain policies remain key concerns on India: Moody's (IANS …
www.business-standard.com

"Besides the implications of fiscal policy for the government debt burden, the broad macroeconomic policy context has become more favourable to sustain growth. The government's repeated commitment to fiscal consolidation contributes to maintaining …

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Liberals, not Tories, to blame for national debt
www.princegeorgecitizen.com

Let's look at the history of Canada's debt over the past half century. Except for Joe Clark's nine-month Progressive Conservative minority government that got defeated on its first budget, the Liberals were in power from April 22, 1963 to Sept. 17, 1984.

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Brazil Top Court to Rule $114 Billion Catch-22 for Public Budget
www.bloomberg.com

That was the first since the nation's municipal debt meltdown in 1997, when the federal government rescued states and forbade them from issuing debt in capital markets. If the court rules in favor of the three states, all other states will be filing …

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Vijay Mallya has become India's national debt – to bring him back from the UK
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been giving directions to banks to take strict action and get out of the bad-debt dilemma. This is the time when the Vijay Mallya issue emerged and gained national attention. The liquor baron who left India on March …

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Why global government debt is booming?
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Warren Buffett's annual Berkshire letter is always a must-read for investors…however less well-known are the early letters he wrote to his partners. Jeremy Miller is the author of the new book Warren Buffett's Ground Rules, which looks at …

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