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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.

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

Moody’s ESG Solutions Group today announced the launch of Climate Solutions, a comprehensive product suite that provides market participants with enhanced risk measurement and evaluation tools to better understand, quantify and manage climate risks and opportunities.

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.

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.

16 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The US sanctions on Russia prohibit US financial institutions from purchasing ruble- or non-ruble-denominated Russian sovereign debt, constraining the Russian government's financing options. However, Russia’s accumulated financial buffers, low borrowing needs and enhanced policy toolkit will allow it manage the immediate negative effect.

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Moody's Credit Outlook

China's removal of household registration limit in large cities is credit positive for developers

Spain's comprehensive recovery and reform plan aims to address structural challenges, a credit positive

The American Jobs Plan would reshape parts of the US economy

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Record-High Systemic Leverage Limits Upside for Benchmark Interest Rates

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Upgrades Account for 85% of U.S. Rating Changes and All Reported Debt

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