This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly review.
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debt, core and broad

According to the System of National Accounts (SNA), debt can be “defined as a specific subset of liabilities identified according to the types of financial instruments included or excluded. Generally, debt is defined as all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future” (2008 SNA, #22.104).