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Sovereign risk: a world without risk-free assets?


  • Bank for International Settlements


This volume presents and summarises the proceedings of a one-and-a-half day seminar on sovereign risk hosted by the BIS in January 2013. The event brought together senior central bankers, sovereign ratings analysts, fund managers and other market participants, sovereign legal specialists, risk managers at financial institutions and academics.

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  • Bank for International Settlements, 2013. "Sovereign risk: a world without risk-free assets?," BIS Papers, Bank for International Settlements, number 72.
  • Handle: RePEc:bis:bisbps:72

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