Lower-for-longer Interest Rates
An increasing share of assets globally is yielding low or negative interest rates as monetary policy eases. Demographic trends and low productivity gains in many countries increase the likelihood of a long-lasting period of weak demand & low rates.
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    15 JAN 2020|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    The reduction in bonus rates will partly offset increasing negative pressure on the sector’s capitalisation and earnings, driven mainly by the fall in interest rates in 2019.
    09 JAN 2020|Outlook|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Unemployment will remain low in 2020 because of a structurally tight labor market, which will support the repayment of loans in Japanese ABS and RMBS
    12 DEC 2019|Outlook|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    High issuer quality will underpin covered bond credit quality in 2020. Slow global growth will pose risks, but high-quality cover pools and issuer and sovereign strengths will mitigate risks
    05 DEC 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Decreasing mortgage lending rates enable transition towards lower risk assets, which benefits Russian banks’ asset quality and stable revenue generation.
    03 DEC 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    An 8% per month interest rate cap on overdraft facility adds pressure to banks' profitability already strained by competition, low interest rates and modest economic recovery.
    02 DEC 2019|Outlook|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Positive regulatory changes and the largely stable outlook for issuers and sovereigns will support the credit quality of European covered bonds in 2020
    29 NOV 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Nordic P&C insurers' profitability will likely come under pressure from slowing growth and low interest rates, but we expect them to continue outperforming their continental European peers.
    29 NOV 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Low interest rates and intense competition are reducing rates on loans and will pressure Bulgarian banks' profitability.
    25 NOV 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Despite weaker net debt/EBITDA amid low yields, solid asset quality, strong debt/asset gearing and high interest cover will keep rated A-REITs' credit quality stable in the next 12-18 months