Alberto Postigo and Alka Anbarasu discuss the threat of climate change to banks’ asset quality. Plus, Megan Fox and Steve Tu talk about the effects on banks and asset managers of the Biden administration’s new executive order on climate-related financial risk, and Sid Ghosh tells us whether businesses around the world can get insurance coverage for disrupted operations during the pandemic.
In this month’s episode, Ifigenia Palimeri of our London Structured Finance team joins hosts Aaron Johnson and Xhensila Pisha to discuss the extent to which structured finance backs lending around the globe. And then, Chaitali Bharucha, from our New York Structured Finance team, and Monica Curti, from our Milan Structured Finance Team, will talk about the risks facing SME ABS as pandemic-driven support measures expire.
Regional economic disparities will increase as the US recovers from the coronavirus-induced recession. On average, cities located in the fastest-recovering metro areas will report stronger tax base and revenue growth than their peers in slower-to-recover regions.