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21 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

In the year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic, we downgraded 28 sovereigns, three of which we downgraded twice. But more recently, the pace of sovereign rating actions has slowed significantly and year-to-date actions have been more benign.

19 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

China's “dual circulation” strategy, which aims to reduce its dependence on foreign markets and improve its long-term technology development, is poised to alter the structure of the country's trade relationship with Japan and Korea. Nevertheless, we expect the decades-long integration of the three economies to continue expanding.

10 Mar 2021|Moody's Corporation

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01 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service

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21 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Bob Garofalo and Laura Bazer of the Insurance team explain the drivers behind all the M&A transactions in the life insurance industry, and what they mean for credit when the buyers are private-equity firms. Plus, Donald Robertson of the Banking team and Jasper Cooper of the Insurance team answer questions about Archegos and the recent cyber attack on insurer CNA.

20 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Banks globally are under pressure to transform their business models as climate change alters the political, regulatory and technological environment, and triggers changes in stakeholder behaviour. Such changes create credit, investment and regulatory risks that will have negative financial and reputational consequences for banks that are slow to adapt.

16 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Federal support programs and an accelerating vaccine roll-out are bolstering our US economic outlook and supporting the country’s credit conditions. But the potential for rising inflation and, from there, higher interest rates, risks disrupting parts of the credit market.

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Moody's Credit Outlook

Sweden's spring budget focuses on limiting long-term scarring from the pandemic, a credit positive

US fiscal stimulus, improving employment will support banks' solid asset quality for rest of 2021

Money market funds face more US and EU rule changes after coronavirus turmoil

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Hot Start for High-Yield

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U.S. Corporate Credit Quality on the Rise

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