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07 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service

We are changing our outlook for the US regulated utility industry to stable from negative. This is based on our expectations that regulation will remain largely supportive and that the sector’s consolidated funds from operations-to-debt ratio will stabilize at around 15% to 16% over the next 12 to 18 months.

04 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Pressures at the sovereign level, particularly in Argentina and Turkey, had a meaningful impact on rating trends in global emerging markets over the past nine months. Downgrades outweighed upgrades across investment-grade and high-yield corporates.

11 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Miners with depleting coal reserves, license renewal risk or limited funding sources, particularly in light of creditor concerns over environmental risks, will face the most challenges.

11 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service

An increasingly antagonistic global political environment is exacerbating the gradual growth slowdown, weakening institutional strength and raising the risk of economic or financial shocks. Rising event risk renders the global environment less predictable for the 142 sovereigns we rate, and raises the possibility of reversals in capital flows that would hit the weakest sovereigns hardest. Watch the video.

08 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service

The UK government’s institutional strength has weakened, as illustrated by the increasing inertia and, at times, paralysis that has characterised Brexit-era policymaking. The UK’s debt burden is high and unlikely to fall, given growing pressures for spending increases, with little clarity on how they might be financed. Brexit-related uncertainty has led to slower growth in business investment, which weighs on growth rates.

07 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service

Our 2020 leveraged finance outlook for EMEA non-financial corporates is that demand for high-yield bonds and leveraged loans will continue to exceed supply. However, a deterioration in credit quality combined with weak documentation will increasingly lead investors to favour companies and sectors they think will be safe through an economic slowdown.

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SIFMA's large-scale cybersecurity exercise is credit positive for financial institutions

Germany's higher subsidies for electric cars is credit negative for ABS pools with combustion engines

Chinese court ruling affirming fund segregation is credit positive for ABS deals

Source: Moody's Investors Service
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EMEA Leveraged Finance 2020 Outlook
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