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30 Nov 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will remain evident in 2021, driving most underwriters to maintain strict standards that support credit quality for new residential-mortgage-backed securities and other asset-backed securities. But elevated unemployment will erode performance for existing transactions.

01 Dec 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Increased market volatility, an uneven economic recovery and competitive environment in the ongoing pandemic will likely weaken global asset managers’ revenue and hamper growth amid an increased cost of doing business as regulators intensify their review of asset managers’ products and activities.

01 Dec 2020|Moody's Investors Service

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01 Dec 2020|Moody's Investors Service

We expect earnings in most industries in Asia, EMEA, Latin America and North America to be better in 2021 than in 2020 as business and credit conditions improve from a weak base, but recovery will vary by market, and sectors hardest hit by the pandemic will remain stressed.

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30 Nov 2020|Moody's Investors Service

The resumption of closures and restrictions on movement resulting from rising COVID-19 cases will be less damaging than during the spring lockdowns. Concerns about contagion have increased and consumer confidence has fallen, but both also less severely this time around.

30 Nov 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Banks face challenging conditions and looming asset risk, while pressures on insurers’ capital are rising despite lockdown-driven one-off gains from fewer claims having boosted profitability.

Source: Moody's Investors Service
Moody's Credit Outlook

New support measures will soften second lockdown's effect on French banks

Cash reserves with central bank increase for Nigeria's largest five banks, harming interest income

Tax cuts weigh on Czech Republic's already challenging fiscal dynamics

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Weekly Market Outlook

Operating Leverage May Help to Narrow Yield Spreads in 2021

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