Political Risks
Domestic policy shifts and geopolitical uncertainty threaten to undermine credit conditions in many countries.
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  • SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    03 Dec 2019|Moody's Investors Service
    Although the probability of a military confrontation in the Middle East is low, a potential full-blown conflict would pose a threat to the creditworthiness of debt issuers in the region.

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    27 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service
    The lack of a clear majority government will result in policy inertia and weigh on investment, spending and hiring decisions while looser fiscal policy will increase government debt.

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    18 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service
    Populist political movements and agendas are increasingly shaping national and regional policy debates, particularly in advanced economies. These movements are highly diverse, and their credit implications are likely to be uneven.

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    18 Nov 2019|Moody's Investors Service
    Brexit has been a catalyst for the UK government's increasing policy inertia, loss of policy predictability and diminished cohesion, all of which are reducing the country’s institutional strength. These conditions are affecting the operating environment for a range of UK government-related entities, banks and other debt issuers.

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    29 Oct 2019|Moody's Analytics
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