Financial and Monetary Systems

This is how much debt the world is in

A 100 yuan banknote (bottom) is placed next to U.S. $100 banknotes in this picture illustration taken in Beijing, November 1, 2010. China will have to let the yuan rise further to reflect its robust economic growth amid growing fund inflows fanned by a loose U.S. monetary policy, an influential Chinese economist said in remarks published on Thursday. Picture taken November 1, 2010. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) - RTXURR1

Until now, however, a full picture of global debt was missing Image: REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

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