Alastair Wilson from the Sovereign team outlines the driving factors behind our negative outlook on sovereigns globally, focusing on the disruptive and unpredictable domestic and geopolitical environment, which is exacerbating the gradual slowdown in economic growth, weakening institutional strength and increasing the risk of economic or financial shocks.
Susan Fitzgerald and Patrick McCabe from the US Public Finance team discuss the results of Moody’s latest annual tuition survey, which shows continued softening in net tuition revenue growth for both public and private universities. The trend reflects challenges in enrollment and pricing.
Nick Samuels and Emily Raimes from the US Public Finance team discuss Puerto Rico’s difficult road to recovery despite its debt restructuring. Challenges include negative demographic and economic trends, a Medicaid funding cliff and uncertainty surrounding the federal oversight board’s proposed reform measures.