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Moody's Talks - Emerging Markets Decoded

Episode 14
September 30, 2020

Government stress weighs on African banks; Lebanon’s economic conditions deteriorate

Original publish date: September 30, 2020

Inside this episode:

  • Constantinos Kypreos of the Banking team talks about the mounting credit strains on African banks, a reflection of the weakening financial strength of their home countries.
  • Elisa Parisi-Capone of the Sovereign team examines the credit effects of Lebanon’s economic, financial and social crisis, as well as the potential for reforms.​

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