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Corporate debt hits record $8.3trn

Corporate debt hits record $8.3trn

Global corporate debt surged to a record $8.3 trillion (£6.6trn) in 2019, up 8.1 per cent year on year and the fastest increase in at least five years. The Janus Henderson Corporate Debt Index, which covers the largest 900 non-financial companies in the world, predicts that the overall figure could rise by a further $1trn in 2020. 

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