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14 Jun 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Despite its moderate debt burden relative to peers, Turkey’s significant dependence on external capital flows and its weak foreign-exchange reserve buffers render the government highly vulnerable to a prolonged period of acute economic and financial volatility. These challenges in turn constrain Turkey’s ability to service its debt and raise the risk of a government default.

12 Jun 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Rural financial stress and low job creation constrain India’s growth potential and exacerbate its fiscal challenges. If left unaddressed, these factors will weigh on the government’s credit profile over the medium term.

13 Jun 2019|Moody's Investors Service

With high levels of cash and moderate financial leverage for their ratings, investment-grade drug makers have good capacity for acquisitions. Reduced pricing flexibility, regulatory threats and upcoming patent cliffs will continue to drive M&A strategies.

12 Jun 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Germany faces one of the strongest demographic challenges globally. But its strong fiscal position, high household savings and low private leverage will help it weather the effects.

10 Jun 2019|Moody's Investors Service

China will maintain its gradual and cautious approach to financial liberalization. However, the pace will gradually accelerate as the cost of restrictions on more strategically important sectors becomes increasingly apparent.

12 Jun 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Some 95% of rated EMEA companies have sufficient liquidity to meet debt maturities and other cash requirements over a 12-month period without accessing new funding, compared with 96% in our 2018 study. The pockets of liquidity weakness are mainly among high-yield companies and because of company-specific factors, such as online competition in retail. Brexit uncertainty appears to have had no discernible impact on the liquidity of rated UK companies.

10 Jun 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Although Japan’s population has been shrinking and aging for decades, these demographic changes have accelerated in the past few years to become a serious risk to the profitability of banks and insurers in the country. Particularly, at many small banks, revenue no longer covers operating expenses, and their whole business model is under threat. Yet, large banks and insurers have options to mitigate the effects.

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China's auto renewal, upgrading and recycling policy is credit positive for auto industry

PG&E bankruptcy court declares sole jurisdiction, a credit negative for power suppliers

New US travel restrictions will weigh on Cuba's economic growth and access to foreign exchange

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Borrowing Restraint Likely Despite Lower Interest Rates

The week ahead – US, UK/Europe, and Asia/Pacific regions

Upgrades Lead Rating Activity Across U.S. and Europe

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