Total Global Debt to GDP

Total Global Debt to GDP The global debt-to-GDP ratio is hovering near a record at $244 trillion. That’s now more than three times the size of the world economy. Picture source: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Global Debt Nears Record

Global Debt Nears Record Global debt hits $246 trillion (or 320% of GDP) and is just $2 trillion shy of all-time high. You may also like “Total Debt by Sector for Developed & Emerging Economies.” Picture source: International Monetary Fund

Global Government Debt

Global Government Debt Global government debt has ballooned since the global financial crisis, reaching its highest level in peacetime. Picture source: Financial Times

Gold Bullion and Market Capitalization of Global Negative Yielding Debt

Gold Bullion and Market Capitalization of Global Negative Yielding Debt This chart shows a strong correlation between gold and market capitalization of global negative yielding debt. Keep in mind that negative global yields are a support for gold. Picture source: Pictet Wealth Management

Household Debt to GDP by Country

Household Debt to GDP by Country This chart shows a global view of household debt as a percent of GDP. Households of Australia, Netherlands and Canada are the most indebted in the world. Picture source: Oxford Economics

U.S. Consumer vs. Corporate Debt

U.S. Consumer vs. Corporate Debt This chart puts interest rates on non-prime consumer credit accounts into perspective vs. CCC corporate bonds. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Global Real Yields Since 1805

Global Real Yields Since 1805 Negative real yields are an “opportunity” for any government to refinance their debt. Picture source: Deutsche Bank

Gold and Negative Yielding Debt

Gold and Negative Yielding Debt This chart shows the strong correlation between gold and market capitalization of global negative yielding debt. Negative global yields are a support for gold.

Holders of Negative Yielding Debt

Holders of Negative Yielding Debt Central banks hold 79% of negative-yielding debt. Picture source: Deutsche Bank Global Research