A Look At The World’s Riskiest Sovereign Debt//

#Greece, #Egypt,#Cyprus and #Turkey and #Ukraine are among the countries that have some of the world’s riskiest sovereign debts in the world:

EMerging Equity on Twitter

EMerging Equity

Here is a look at the world’s riskiest sovereign debt in a map courtesy of Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoA-ML) in a publication titled “Transforming World Atlas“.

The map by BoA-ML uses the prices of Credit-Default Swaps (CDS), which financial contracts which measure the risk of default on sovereign debt; the higher the spread, the greater the risk of default.  These are derivatives that pay out if a borrower defaults.

Currently Venezuelan debt is by far the most risky, costing twice as much as Greek or Ukrainian debt to insure.

Courtesy of BoA-ML Courtesy of BoA-ML

View original post

Advertisements

Thank you for your contribution

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s