debt ceiling

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Synonyms for debt ceiling

the maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity

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The debt ceiling, which should be a formality since the tax and spending decisions have already been made, has been used to create a self-imposed crisis.
These transactions represent the first examples of a sovereign-owned issuer piercing the sovereign debt ceiling using commercial political risk insurance.