The euro hit a nine-year trough on Wednesday as collapsing oil prices and worries about the world economy drove skittish investors into the arms of safe-haven sovereign debt.
From Japan to Germany to Australia, government borrowin
Cyprus faces a "material and rising risk" of defaulting on its sovereign debt, especially if the euro zone and International Monetary Fund do not come up with aid, rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Wedne
Top European bankers will gather in Frankfurt for a two-day conference on Monday to share insights on whether the latest sovereign debt crisis squall could yet turn into a financial market storm.
Predictions of dark clouds over the German
Equity markets still present attractive value going forward despite the first half of 2011 seeing revolts in Northern African countries, a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan and sovereign debt worries in peripheral Europe.
Demand for Bahrain sovereign debt remained strong during the first quarter of 2011, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced.
The domestic issues of government debt, which the Central Bank manages on behalf of the Ministry of Financ
Saudi Arabia has been ranked as one of the world's least risky debt sovereigns, data from a financial research firm has revealed.
CMA Vision's fourth quarter sovereign debt credit risk report placed the GCC giant at 10th place in t
The credit-rating agency Moody's does not expect to downgrade the sovereign debt of leading triple A-rated nations despite the explosive growth of government debt, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
"We do not expect downgrades in