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Moody's Talks - Emerging Markets Decoded

Episode 11
August 19, 2020

Global remittances fall; sukuk issuance to rebound after first-half stumble

Original publish date: August 19, 2020

Inside this episode:

  • Christian de Guzman of the Sovereign team discusses how lower wages and the fall in employment of migrant workers in advanced economies will result in a decline in remittances to some developing economies. 
  • Banking team analyst Nitish Bhojnagarwala talks about our outlook for the issuance of Islamic sukuk bonds.​

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