10 Jan 2019|Moody's Investors Service
Fifteen corporate issuers that we rate defaulted in December, the highest global monthly count since May 2016, when the commodity price downturn resulted in a significant number of defaults. There were 101 corporate defaults in 2019, marking a 28% increase over the 2018 tally of 79.
Default Trends – Latin America and Caribbean: Latin America and Caribbean corporate default and recovery rates, 1990 to 2019
26 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service
The default rate for financial and nonfinancial companies in Latin America and the Caribbean remains low as a result of benign market conditions and strong operating performance. However, domestic challenges including elevated policy uncertainties and moderating growth for the region's main trading partners will weigh on credit conditions.
US Corporate Default Monitor – Third Quarter 2019: Defaults during the first three quarters of 2019 surpassed the entire 2018 tally
31 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service
The number of US corporates that defaulted in the latest three months ending on September 30th declined 31% to 11 from the second quarter, with energy companies once again dominating activity.
23 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service
Over the past 20 years, 659 Moody's-rated nonfinancial companies globally have fallen to speculative-grade ratings from investment grade (“fallen angels”). Nearly half of these downgrades occurred during periods of high industry stress. About half of the companies still have speculative-grade ratings, while one-quarter have returned to investment grade.
14 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service
We examine how economic recessions and credit cycles since 1983 have affected the rating transitions of global nonfinancial and financial companies.