Coronavirus Effects
The coronavirus outbreak is disrupting economies and credit markets worldwide. The impact on issuers’ credit profiles and the economy will depend on the severity and duration of the crisis.
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  • Series: Credit After Covid
  • Series: Credit After Covid
    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    16 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
     The visibility of Australian airport revenue is being heavily affected by the uncertain recovery of air traffic following the coronavirus outbreak.
    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    18 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The crisis will likely result in fundamental shifts for economies, societies and companies in the coming years. Potential outcomes include weaker long-term economic growth, a prolonged period of extraordinarily low interest rates, and an acceleration of the digital transformation already under way. Listen to the podcast >>
    The pandemic will compound and accelerate key global trends.

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    PODCAST
    15 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Jody Shenn and Anthony Parry from the Structured Finance team discuss how COVID-19 will cause a paradigm shift for key credit risk components and drivers of the global structured finance market. >> Read the related report 
    PODCAST
    15 Jul 2020
    Kevin Fagan and Blair Coulson from our Structured Finance team discuss the future of office usage in the US amid the fallout from coronavirus and its implications for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS).​​ >> Read the related report

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    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    10 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Key high-frequency indicators point to improvements in US consumer confidence and employment, but renewed localized lockdowns threaten to blunt the positive momentum. Spending across all income groups declined at the end of June.
    Global Ratings Review Summaries
    SECTOR PROFILE
    13 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    This report highlights our research insights and rating activities in the week ended 10 July.
    SECTOR PROFILE
    10 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    This report contains a summary of rating actions in our Infrastructure and Project Finance Group for the month of June.
    SECTOR PROFILE
    06 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    This report contains a summary of non-financial corporate rating actions in the month of June.

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    PODCAST
    08 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Sarah Carlson of the Sovereign team examines Turkey’s economic and credit prospects following the coronavirus shock. Plus, Merxe Tudela Carreres of the Model Development group discusses the findings of Moody’s new EM Financial Conditions Indicators series.​​
    Coronavirus Policy ResponseView more
    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    14 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Financial asset prices fell at unprecedented rates in March, but have recovered most of their lost ground partly thanks to decisive policy responses. The misalignment between market expectations and uncertainty over the recovery will continue to generate short-term volatility.
    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    25 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The support packages vary in scale and scope, and are largely contingent in nature. While they will broadly help reduce some of the negative effects of the crisis, they will not offset the rising recessionary or credit risks for most sectors.
    Macroeconomic commentaries and scenarios
    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    26 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The QuantCube leading indicator of economic activity is in line with our view that the deepest shock to economic activity from the coronavirus crisis will be concentrated in Q2. But financial market volatility is picking up as risks rise of a new spike in infections.
    OUTLOOK
    22 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    We continue to expect a gradual recovery beginning in the second half of the year. Our forecast assumes the likelihood of new coronavirus outbreaks without a return of widespread lockdown measures.

    WEBINAR REPLAY
    18 Jun 2020|Moody's Analytics
    Join Mark Zandi, Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics and the Raymond James Bank Team (hosted by Michael Rose, Managing Director) for an in-depth conversation around Moody’s updated economic outlook scenarios and how they may impact bank CECL models.
    WEBINAR REPLAY
    15 Jun 2020|Moody's Analytics
    While a V-shape recession is becoming less likely, there are signs of recovery. Risks to the expected recovery include subsequent breakouts of the COVID-19, rising debt, trade wars, and oil prices for oil exporters such as Norway.
    Coronavirus impact on sectorsView more
    VIDEO
    VIDEO
    13 Jul 2020|Moody's Analytics
    Victor Calanog from the Analytics team discusses how the US industrial property market (particularly warehouse distribution facilities and data centers) is set to further benefit post COVID-19.

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    Moody's Investors Service
    We answer frequently asked questions regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the European insurance industry.
    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    15 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Using econometric and financial models, we look at how the downturn may affect bank creditworthiness in eight countries over the next few years.

    SECTOR COMMENT
    09 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Domestic connecting hubs and small airports have shown the strongest passenger recovery through April 2020, while large international hubs in the northeast have been hit hardest.
    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    09 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Pantry loading, panic buying and more eating at home due to coronavirus will increase topline and profits for supermarkets in 2020.