A measure of the amount of debt service payments relative to total disposable income. It is frequently used to assess the financial obligations of mortgage-indebted households and their ability to repay debt, and is useful for evaluating their vulnerability to changes in interest rates in countries with a high share of variable rate mortgages.
Deposit Guarantee Schemes (DGS) Directive
Directive 2014/49/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on deposit guarantee schemes introducing a harmonisation and simplification of rules and criteria applicable to deposit guarantees.
deposit facility rate
Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission