Taking Stock Of The Planet’s $250 Trillion Debt Mountain

The world has never had as much debt as it has right now—nearly $250 trillion.

That figure is three times what it was two decades ago, according to a Citigroup analysis of data from the Institute of International Finance. The biggest borrowers: the U.S., China, the eurozone and Japan, which have more than two-thirds of the world’s household debt, three-quarters of corporate debt and nearly 80% of government debt.

 

 

 

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