Dean Ungar diagnoses the causes of US health insurers’ evolution over the past decade, and discusses the benefits and risks for the sector’s credit strength. Plus, Guy Combot and Atsi Sheth talk about recent changes in Italian bank governance and the broader credit implications of increased gender diversity.
Elisa Parisi-Capone from the Sovereigns team and Peter Mushangwe from the Financial Institutions team join host Thaddeus Best to discuss how liquidity risks have risen for Sub-Saharan sovereigns with less-developed domestic capital markets, and the pandemic-induced asset quality deterioration of some of the largest regional banks. Also, Lisa Jaeger discusses one sector in the region experiencing growth: telecom companies.
Over 25% of China's GDP is from property and related sectors along its supply chain. The Chinese government closely regulates the property sector, through policy and control over funding, to ensure its long-term stability and to contain risks to the financial system.