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08 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

An increase in women's economic participation would support US output, consumption, household finances and fiscal strength. But women in the US have faced disproportionate levels of job losses during the COVID-19 economic downturn, reversing gains in employment made in recent years.

05 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Officials have delayed the retirement of some of the most widely used Libor tenors to mid-2023, reducing credit risk by providing additional time for US dollar exposures to decline and for issuers, structured finance deals and others to prepare for the transition.

08 Mar 2021|Moody's Corporation

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01 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

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02 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Our survey of 29 US and Canadian banks found that their cyber risk readiness incorporates sound governance and prevention, a credit positive because of financial services’ increased digitalization and vulnerability. Among survey respondents, cyber governance is more robust at larger banks, Canadian banks and US government-related issuers.

08 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

COVID-19 has heightened awareness of gender gaps around the world. Government and company actions to promote gender equity in employment, income and access to finance will have far-reaching economic and social benefits.

08 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The sudden closure of several supply chain finance funds highlights this opaque global corporate funding mechanism and the high liquidity risks for companies that use reverse factoring, especially speculative-grade issuers.

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Moody's Credit Outlook

Increasing regulatory focus on US banks' environmental and social risks is positive

French government revives unemployment insurance reform to reduce UNEDIC’s deficit, a credit positive

New UK budget is credit positive for RMBS, covered bonds and banks

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Weekly Market Outlook

Stocks and High-Yield Performed Well Amid Prior Upturns by Treasury Bond Yields

We preview economic reports and forecasts from the US, UK/Europe, and Asia/Pacific regions

Latest U.S. Rating Changes Skew Positive

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