Gersan Zurita of the Credit Strategy & Research team discusses the steep decline in Mexican employment resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and why the road to recovery will be long. Plus, Evan Wohlmann of the Sovereign team explains how heightened political instability in Belarus is negative for the country’s sovereign credit quality.
From our Insurance team, James Eck explains why threats to profitability turned the outlook on global reinsurers negative, and Laura Bazer tells us how the coronavirus shock jolted global life insurers into a new, more digital future.
Susan Fitzgerald and Michael Osborn of the US Public Finance team discuss the financial difficulties US universities face as the coronavirus crisis hurts multiple revenue streams. The pandemic, however, will accelerate sector changes, most prominently universities bolstering online learning capabilities.