10 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
Leroy Terrelonge of the Cyber Risk group and Bill Foster of the Sovereign team discuss the rising cybersecurity risks related to elections, as voting and vote tallying become more digitized in many countries.
09 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
Cyberattackers are increasingly targeting elections in many countries, which can undermine the credibility of elections and potentially exacerbate sociopolitical tensions.
Coronavirus – UK: No-deal Brexit would compound credit risks for sectors hit by coronavirus disruption
10 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
We forecast the UK economy to experience its deepest recession in almost a century as a result of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and associated public health policy response. Although we expect the economy to begin to recover in the second half of the year, a no-deal Brexit at the end of 2020 could significantly damage the UK's nascent economic recovery.
05 Mar 2020|Moody's Investors Service
The risk of a major change in policy direction from a new coalition government is low given the broad consensus among the mainstream political parties on the basic tenets of economic and fiscal policy. That said, any governing coalition is likely to rely on a small majority which may constrain its ability to pass legislation.
Cross-Sector – Europe Credit Trends: Market participants see geopolitical issues as key 2020 credit risk
25 Feb 2020|Moody's Investors Service
Geopolitical risk was the main perceived threat to global credit markets among participants at our credit trend events, cited by 42% of respondents on average. On average, 63% of event participants said slower growth would be the key differentiating credit factor in Europe this year.