Moody's price forecast for US homebuilding, building products and building materials for second half 2022 vs second half 2021

June 30, 2022

Moody's price forecast for US homebuilding, building products and building materials for second half 2022 vs second half 2021

For H2 2022, we expect price pressure to moderate. Building materials are best positioned to reap strong margins

Australia's superannuation sector is a large and growing source of capital

June 28, 2022

Australia's superannuation sector is a large and growing source of capital

The sector provides significant liquidity to companies, banks, infrastructure issuers and state governments in Australia

Retail and Hospitality industries attract higher level of cyber incidents, but strong preparation has kept data breach costs low

June 15, 2022

Retail and Hospitality industries attract higher level of cyber incidents, but strong preparation has kept data breach costs low

Global retail and hospitality respondents continue to invest in protecting against growing global cyber threats. These sectors show that highly rated companies have more sophisticated defense practices, while those lower rated are becoming more proactive as risks rise. Cyber headcount and spending continues to grow along with the cost per breach

Spillover impact from Russia-Ukraine crisis on global non-financial companies

June 3, 2022

Spillover impact from Russia-Ukraine crisis on global non-financial companies

About 25% of the nearly 4,000 rated non-financial companies worldwide will face significant stress in the downside scenario

Global structured finance: ESG-tied credit risks include consumer and regulatory scrutiny, climate exposure

May 23, 2022

Global structured finance: ESG-tied credit risks include consumer and regulatory scrutiny, climate exposure

Environmental risks include emissions standards and climate exposure that pose asset value risk to transactions' underlying collateral. For social risk, consumer preference and regulatory scrutiny are key issues. Governance risk encompasses compliance with and interpretation of transaction documents. Below are some ESG risks in prominent structured finance sectors

Regulatory support will gradually take effect to narrow sales decline in China's property sector, which plays key role in economy

May 13, 2022

Regulatory support will gradually take effect to narrow sales decline in China's property sector, which plays key role in economy

Around 28% China's GDP is from property and related sectors along its supply chain

Non-Financial Corporates: Managing Ratings During Turbulent Times (Q1 2022)

May 6, 2022

Non-Financial Corporates: Managing Ratings During Turbulent Times (Q1 2022)

Recovery in credit quality stalls in Q1 2022, consumer-dependent sectors generally most vulnerable in downside scenario

The Crossover Zone: Companies in the zone continue to ebb, but emerging risks could affect this trend

May 6, 2022

The Crossover Zone: Companies in the zone continue to ebb, but emerging risks could affect this trend

Potential fallen angels continue to ease while rising stars remain elevated as global growth rebounds as the virulence of COVID variants ebb, vaccinations become more widespread, mobility restrictions are reduced and government policies provide support

The private credit landscape

May 3, 2022

The private credit landscape

Private equity's leverage appetite fuels growth in private credit, raising systemic risk

ESG scores cover more than 2500 issuers across governments, corporates and financial institutions

April 26, 2022

ESG scores cover more than 2500 issuers across governments, corporates and financial institutions

These scores highlight different exposures to E, S and G risks and their credit impacts between and within sectors

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