EghtesadOnline: The great rotation may be near. Bets on the flow of money out of bonds and into stocks have misfired this year as low yields have kept the global debt party going. But there’s a sign markets may be on the cusp of a post-crisis shift: So far this year stocks have had a higher risk-adjusted return than bonds.
EghtesadOnline: Global debt rose to 325% of the world's gross domestic product in 2016, totaling $215 trillion, an Institute for International Finance report released on Monday showed, boosted by the rapid growth of issuance in emerging markets.
EghtesadOnline: Worldwide sovereign debt is set to reach a new record high of $44 trillion this year despite a slight reduction in governments’ annual borrowing, an estimate from credit ratings agency S&P Global said late Friday.