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11 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Although Argentina’s capital controls should ease negative exchange-rate pressures, its central bank reserve losses are likely to persist as individuals and firms continue to withdraw their foreign-currency deposits from the banking system.

10 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Higher female participation in the US labor force, coupled with increases in female employment and wages, enhances the growth potential of the US economy. But gender gaps in workforce participation and pay in the US remain wider than in other advanced economies.

10 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has significant reserves of the metals used in electric vehicle batteries, but faces significant governance and infrastructure hurdles. Chile, the Philippines and Australia have fewer metals resources but greater capacity to exploit them.

10 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Distress at the regional bank level could lead to tighter liquidity throughout China’s financial sector, heightened risk aversion in credit markets and reduced credit supply for the real economy. A speedy policy response would be key to limiting resolution costs and contagion.

09 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service

The gaps between capital markets firms are widening as the bargaining power of employees and customers, as well as the threat of substitutes, intensify the competition for mandates and flows. Clear strategy and consistent execution are essential to contend with these competitive forces, and a strategic retreat for some firms may actually be credit positive if they establish defensible niche positions and disengage from activities with high tail risks. Watch the video

11 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Gender diversity on North American corporate boards is correlated with higher ratings. But diversity mandates can create short-term credit risk by requiring significant board turnover for companies with few or no female directors.

12 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service

US interest rates are likely to remain low for some time, which will have a large impact on the financial strategies of US bank and non-bank financial institutions. The low rate environment will encourage more risk-taking, as well as further consolidation of banks in the US.

Moody's Credit Outlook

Rising female labor force participation and employment supports US economy, but gender gaps remain

Mexico's sluggish GDP will slow growth of federal transfers, a credit negative

HUD's expansion of rental assistance program will bolster HFA multifamily loan production

Source: Moody's Investors Service
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The week ahead – US, UK/Europe, and Asia/Pacific regions

Ford Motor Co. Headlines U.S. Downgrades

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