Glossary

Updated 23 September 2018

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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total debt securities (TDS)

Debt securities issued by residents of a given country in all markets, ie the sum of international and domestic debt securities. The BIS does not calculate TDS because of potential overlaps between the IDS and DDS statistics. TDS statistics are published only for countries whose central banks report the relevant data to the BIS.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
total debt securities (TDS)

Debt securities issued by residents of a given country in all markets, ie the sum of international and domestic debt securities. The BIS does not calculate TDS because of potential overlaps between the IDS and DDS statistics. TDS statistics are published only for countries whose central banks report the relevant data to the BIS.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016