Key global credit themes for 2021

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Forward-looking insight into global credit trends for the year ahead

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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.

02 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Our research indicates macroeconomic benefits of narrowing gender gaps, and a positive correlation between board-level gender diversity and companies’ higher credit ratings. Gender inclusivity metrics are also gaining prominence in investors’ and other stakeholders’ social and governance considerations.

01 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

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28 Jan 2021|Moody's Corporation

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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.

01 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Among the largest global economies, the strength and implementation of renewable and clean energy policies vary, with China and the EU plus UK leading the way while the US trails its peers.

26 Feb 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Electric-vehicle battery makers will generally benefit from rising battery demand, but rapid business expansion and investments in innovative technology to maintain a competitive edge will come with operational risks and the challenge of keeping leverage stable. Mihoko Manabe and Motoki Yanase of the Corporates team in Tokyo examine the credit implications for rated battery makers in this podcast.

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EBA's ESG risk disclosure standards will increase transparency, aid banks' sustainability management practices

Rising focus on gender inclusion highlights links to economic growth and credit quality

North American banks' cybersecurity strength rests on governance and prevention

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