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02 Dec 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Overall retail sales volumes and profits will continue to recover, although for many retailers they will remain below 2019 levels. Increasing online sales will remain margin dilutive for all but specialists, with coronavirus effects accelerating the sector’s structural transformation.

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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02 Dec 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Performance will be stable for Chinese structured finance deals with high-quality assets as the country’s economy recovers in 2021. But risks will be higher for deals with low-quality assets or exposures to companies hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.

01 Dec 2020|Moody's Investors Service

With a challenging revenue environment, some states will tap reserves and continue to borrow to close budget gaps. Proposed federal assistance that boosts consumer spending and provides more direct aid would improve state finances, but legislation remains mired in Congress.

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

Source: Moody's Investors Service
Weekly Market Outlook

Operating Leverage May Help to Narrow Yield Spreads in 2021

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Latest U.S. Changes Follow Familiar Pattern of Upgrades to Downgrades

Source: Moody's Analytics