40% OF GLOBAL GOVERNMENT DEBT OUTSTANDING IS NOW A US TREASURY BILL / NOTE / BOND
The problem with this is now the degree of dependency on the "Sentiment" of Foreigners (Countries & Pension / Insurance Funds) & Fast Money (i.e ETF's & Trading Vehicles)
-- MATASII RESEARCH ANALYSIS & SYNTHESIS --
The US Treasury market is by far the largest government bond market in the world accounting for $18.4T of debt securities: almost $4 of every $10 of government debt outstanding is a US Treasury.
The next 4 largest government bond markets are:
- UK &
Those holding the most securities outright are:
- Pensions & Insurers (17.4%),
- Mutual funds & ETFs (12.7%) and the
- Federal Reserve (12.6%) .
China, the world's second largest economy, is the world's biggest single country foreign owner of US government debt.
- 7%: US Treasury market is owned by China, largest of any country
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