Global Debt hits $100 Trillion


  • In its latest quarterly report, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), draws notice to the considerable amount of debt globally that has been continuously rising since records began.
  • According to the BIS, global debt has risen from under $40trn since 2001 to a massive $100trn towards the end of 2012. Here’s the chart:

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Source: FT.com

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