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Warnings of global debt build-up keep mounting

S&P says total sovereign debt will rise 2.3% this year from 2016 to US$44.3t at projected market exchange rates


WORLDWIDE sovereign debt is set to reach a new high this year, international ratings agency S&P Global (formerly known as Standard & Poor's) has signalled in a report that adds to a growing chorus of warnings about a more general build-up of global debt.

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