Glossary

Updated 1 April 2019

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

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debt service ratio (DSR)

Debt service costs - comprising interest payments and debt amortisations - as a proportion of income. The DSR is a measure of the financial constraints imposed by indebtedness.

Updated: 1 Apr 2019
debt service ratio (DSR)

Debt service costs - comprising interest payments and debt amortisations - as a proportion of income. The DSR is a measure of the financial constraints imposed by indebtedness.

Updated: 1 Apr 2019