The jurisdiction under which a debtor or other entity operates.
Most commonly the country in which a debtor - for example a bank - is located.
Independent of any higher external authority, especially in relation to a country.
The head of state in a monarchy.
A historical British gold coin, now used for collection or investment purposes.
In different historical periods, the nominal value has been either one pound sterling, or one pound and one shilling.
A country, especially in the context of sovereign issuance.
- Sovereign debt has social costs
- "High levels of sovereign debt also have significant social costs.
- They reduce the government’s ability to spend on social safety nets and public goods such as education and public health, which can worsen inequality and human development outcomes."
- International Monetary Fund - World Development Report 2022 - p204.
- Dim sum bond
- Public goods
- Social concerns
- Sovereign bond
- Sovereign debt
- Sovereign debt crisis
- Sovereign immunity
- Sovereign issuance
- Sovereign risk
- Sovereign social bond
- Sovereign wealth fund