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22 May 2019|Moody's Investors Service

The ruling Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) will face significant challenges in forming a coalition government after the announced election in September. The resulting political uncertainty will put at risk the full implementation of the growth-focused reform package presented in April.

20 May 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Universities are vulnerable because they hold highly valuable and sensitive information, including confidential research and medical records. Institutions most attractive to cybercriminals are often financially strong, however, with ample reserves to help mitigate financial harm.

20 May 2019|Moody's Investors Service

The majority will be able to weather a moderate downturn without significant adverse credit impact. Recession preparedness is stronger for 22 states, moderate for 26 and weaker for two, according to our scenario analysis.

20 May 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Financial technology companies have grown substantially in Australia, penetrating segments such as unsecured credit lending and payment services. Yet, large banks in the country are aggressively pursuing technology development as well. This, coupled with some regulatory barriers for fintech companies, will help major incumbent banks defend their competiveness.

16 May 2019|Moody's Investors Service

China's increase in retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of imports from the US is credit negative for several vulnerable US industries. It is also negative for some US states dependent on agriculture and for US ports, particularly those on the West Coast.

21 May 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Toyota Motor's bid to increase global adoption of its hybrid technology through free access to its patents – if it proves to be successful – could lead to growing demand for full hybrids and a decline in autopart costs, a credit positive for the company. However, rival hybrid systems being developed by European and other Japanese automakers mean it is still unclear how much Toyota will benefit from this strategy.

20 May 2019|Moody's Investors Service

The six-month delay in potential US tariffs on imported autos and parts reduces uncertainty and eases market concerns. However, this de-escalation of trade tensions is likely only temporary.

Moody's Credit Outlook

US removal of import tariffs is credit negative for domestic steel producers

Reforms of value-added tax in France are credit positive for travel-related services companies

Australian regulator's proposed changes to mortgage lending will support credit growth

Source: Moody's Investors Service
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Earnings Slump Would Unmask Dangers of High Leverage

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

U.S. Changes Remain Subpar

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