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19 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Proposals to create a public health insurance option would, to varying degrees, likely reduce US health insurers’ earnings, with more expansive options having a larger effect. 

20 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

China's slower economic growth, companies' weak liquidity and investors' heightened risk aversion will be the main factors driving onshore and offshore defaults during the coming 12 months. Financially weak private-sector companies are more vulnerable than state-owned companies.

23 Sep 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Moody’s Investors Service is seeking feedback by October 22, 2020 from market participants on proposed changes to the cross-sector methodology explaining the general principles for ESG risks.

05 Jun 2020|Moody's Corporation

Moody’s will commit $1 million over the next five years to promote equal justice and advancement of the Black community

21 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

​​Stefan Kahandaliyanage of the Insurance team lays out the risks US health insurers face from a policy drive toward a public insurance option. Plus, Simon Ainsworth and James Eck of the Insurance team discuss the latest developments in global insurers’ efforts to assess and manage climate risk. ​​​​​

22 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Our study of 657 companies shows the amount of bank and bond debt maturing over the next four years has increased to $580 billion from $440 billion in 2019. A rise in borrowing during the pandemic and ratings downgrades to speculative from investment grade drove this increase.

21 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service

Cities will benefit from the trend of reallocating police funding to social services if the reforms reduce social risks and lead to fewer costly legal settlements and federal consent decrees.

Source: Moody's Investors Service
Moody's Credit Outlook

Brazil's measures to enhance corporate governance and transparency of payroll lending is credit positive

China's proposed banking law changes will improve bank capital and formalize bank resolution

Central bank digital currencies would compound digital disruption for banks

Source: Moody's Investors Service
Weekly Market Outlook

Corporate Cash Outruns Corporate Debt

We preview economic reports and forecasts from the US, UK/Europe, and Asia/Pacific regions

Europe Downgrades Outnumber Upgrades 7-2

Source: Moody's Analytics