Debt Management

Euro debt crisis prompts questions over collateral

European financial markets have been turned upside down by the sovereign debt crisis, with eurozone government bonds no longer regarded as completely risk-free. As a result, dealers are more wary of the correlation inherent in collateral denominated in…

Asia Risk 15: Philip Combes, New Zealand Treasury

The New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) has managed both assets and liabilities on behalf of the New Zealand government. Here, deputy secretary to the New Zealand Treasury and head of the NZDMO, Philip Combes, explains how a prudent approach to…