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14 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service

In a post-coronavirus US, the job and population trends favoring a select group of metro areas are on track to accelerate, amplifying the generally stronger credit environment for those metro area local governments.

06 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service

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12 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The European Green Deal, which aims to make the EU climate-neutral by 2050, will have the largest credit impact on energy-intensive sectors such as coal, integrated oil, utilities, auto manufacturing and steel. The green transition will also create opportunities in renewables, batteries and construction, and accelerate shifts in financial institutions' business models and capital allocation toward green assets.

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.

13 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service

High-frequency alternative data indicate a strong rebound in economic activity across most G-20 economies as COVID-19 fatalities have decreased and vaccinations gather pace. But new waves of infections will weigh on growth in the current quarter in some emerging markets.

10 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Ten Moody’s-rated companies defaulted in April, the highest number since December 2020, but the 12-month global corporate speculative-grade default rate fell to 5.6% from 6.3% in March because a large batch of early 2020 defaults have exited the trailing-year period.

11 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service

We have changed the outlook for the global airline industry to positive from negative, reflecting our expectation of widespread increases in air travel starting in the second half of 2021 and accelerating through 2022. Increasing coronavirus vaccinations globally will allow governments to lower barriers to entry for visitors and reentry for residents returning home. Leisure traffic will lead the charge to the boarding gates, while corporate travel and international long-haul will follow, initially at a slower pace.

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China's updated steel production capacity swap policy is credit positive for its steelmakers

European Green Deal poses risks for energy-intensive sectors and opportunities for companies best able to adapt

Sustainable bond volumes surged to new records in Q1 2021 as market interest soars

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