An update on US regional and Global Investment Banks following Q3 results

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Key themes shaping global credit markets in 2019

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21 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service

European and US companies have made some progress in the level of disclosure they provide on how climate issues are affecting their strategies. However, disclosures from a sample of 28 companies show that standardised and consistent quantification of financial impact from climate risks remains in a nascent stage.

21 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Emerging market covenant quality scores weaken further as Chinese bonds dominate issuance The average covenant quality score for full-package emerging markets bonds issued during the six months to 30 September 2019 weakened to 3.35 (moderate ↓) from 3.25 (moderate ↓) for the previous six months.

17 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service

In addition to domestic challenges, four key factors are hampering economic activity in the region: lower global growth, trade policy uncertainty, subdued commodity prices and the slowing Chinese economy.

21 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service

China's regional and local governments play a critical role in mitigating and potentially transmitting economic and financial risks within China’s highly interconnected institutional framework, economy and financial system. Although we consider systemic risk in China to be low overall, our heat-map-based analysis of mainland China’s 31 provinces points to higher potential risks in the west and northeast of the country.

21 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Successful cyberattacks can hurt banks' credit standing through financial losses, erosion of brand value and trust, and regulatory consequences. Improving cyber governance and regulatory scrutiny help mitigate risk, but cyber exposure will lead to higher operating, legal and regulatory costs for all banks regardless of whether particular threats materialize.

17 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service

China's ongoing trade tensions with the US, slowing growth and the rebalancing of its supply chain away from imports present risks for a number of countries in the European Union. In terms of sector exposure, the machinery, motor vehicles, chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries account for the largest amount of EU exports to China on an absolute basis.

Moody's Credit Outlook

Large US banks' better credit card performance leads continued consumer credit improvement

Russia's new unified know-your-customer platform is credit positive for banks

Rising cyber risk of highly interconnected firms has systemic implications

Source: Moody's Investors Service
Weekly Market Outlook

VIX, EDF and National Activity Index Go Far at Explaining the High-Yield Spread

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

U.S. Downgrades Limited to Speculative-Grade Companies

Source: Moody's Analytics
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23 Oct 2019
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Moody’s 13th Annual Russia & CIS Summit
24 Oct 2019
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