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Moody's Talks - Emerging Markets Decoded

Episode 4
May 13, 2020

Emerging markets confront far-reaching economic challenges

Original publish date: May 13, 2020

Inside this episode:

  • Atsi Sheth of the Credit Strategy and Research team shares insights on how the coronavirus will likely push the global economy into recession this year, and why the downturn poses particular risks for emerging markets. 
  • Sean Marion of the Financial Institutions team discusses why credit risks are rising for South African banks.​​​​​

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