This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly review.
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international debt security (IDS)

Debt security issued in a market other than the local market of the country where the borrower resides, ie issued in any market by a non-resident. IDS comprise what are conventionally known as eurobonds and foreign bonds. In the IDS statistics, debt securities are classified as international if at least one of the following characteristics differs from the country where the borrower resides: registration domain (ISIN), listing place or governing law.