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10 Jun 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Emerging and frontier market sovereigns that deploy targeted social assistance to their most vulnerable population groups can reduce credit risks associated with increased social tensions and political risks. However, the availability and effectiveness of social safety nets vary widely.

13 Jun 2021|Moody's Corporation

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09 Jun 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The G-7’s call for global coordination on central bank digital currencies and stablecoins risks creating  a more direct relationship between citizens and public money that disintermediates payment companies and banks, a credit negative for those private sector entities. However, it also has the potential to generate public benefits through financial innovation, competition and inclusion.

02 Jun 2021|Moody's Corporation

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16 Jun 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Manoj Jethani, Laura Bazer and Rory Callagy discuss the reasons for returning the outlooks for global and US life insurance and global asset management to stable from negative. Plus, James Eck updates us on Puerto Rico’s debt settlements.

10 Jun 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Stablecoins, a type of digital currency, have broad potential within banking and finance, and for the overall economy, as a way to process payments, develop new products and bridge the gap between physical and digital currency. They also entail new risks that could undermine financial stability and monetary sovereignty if adopted at a significant scale without a strong regulatory and oversight framework.

09 Jun 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The G-7’s stated commitment to a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% on a country-by-country basis would, if implemented, be mildly credit negative for Ireland, the Netherlands and other sovereigns that have used tax policy as part of a broader competitiveness strategy. The effect on corporates’ operating cash flow would be marginal.

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Moody's Credit Outlook

Basel Committee’s proposed crypto-asset regulation is credit positive for global banks

New Chinese regulation requires financial institutions to have recovery and resolution plans, a credit positive

BlackRock's newly won access to China's domestic market is credit positive

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Cost Push or Demand Pull

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Positive Trend Continues for U.S. Rating Changes

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