Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2020     Views: 79

For information about a country's sovereign debt, use Bloomberg, available at Lippincott Library and in Huntsman Hall.

  • Enter SOVM for the sovereign debt monitor or DEBT for the sovereign debt function (covers fewer countries) and press <GO>.
  • From an individual bond issue, enter HDS for holders.

For sovereign debt ratings use:

For credit ratings for individual sovereign bonds, go to WRDS and use these two databases:

  • S&P Credit Ratings (click on Compustat - Capital IQ, then on Capital IQ)
  • Mergent FISD

Note: WRDS requires a Wharton username and password.