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29 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

We are maintaining a stable outlook for the US regulated electric and gas utilities industry, reflecting our expectations for continued strong regulatory support, robust residential demand and a recovering economy in 2021. We expect the industry’s aggregate ratio of funds from operations to debt will hover around 15% over the next 12 to 18 months.

28 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

The recovery of Europe's five largest economies has not reversed, but is gradually losing momentum. Increased COVID-19 cases and the resumption of closures and restrictions on movement have yet to translate into lesser demand. Contagion fear levels are stable, as is consumer confidence, although at a relatively low level.

05 Jun 2020|Moody's Corporation

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29 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

We had a negative bias on 28% of rated emerging market (EM) sovereigns in the third quarter, up from 20% at year-end 2019, as prolonged disruption from the coronavirus pandemic took its toll. The share of EM companies with a negative bias increased to 31% from 20% over the same period.

29 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Business conditions improved in the third quarter of 2020 as the worst economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic began to recede. Sixteen of our 51 industry sector outlooks globally moved in a positive direction, but persistent pandemic and lockdown fears still hinder a complete recovery.

28 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Lower overall enrollment, sharp falls in international student numbers and increased financial aid will reduce median net tuition revenue by 3.3% for private universities and 0.9% for public universities in fiscal 2021, according to our annual survey.

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Italy's new coronavirus restrictions will hit tourism and hospitality, a credit negative for Italian banks

Russia eases regions' budget loan covenants for 2021, a credit negative

Mexico's elimination of FONDEN disaster relief fund amplifies risks for vulnerable sectors

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