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Moody's Talks - Focus on Finance

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Moody's Talks - Focus on Finance

Moody's Investors Service, Ana Arsov, Danielle Reed, Mark Wasden, Bruno Baretta, Donald Robertson

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Hosted by Danielle Reed of Moody's Financial Institutions team, Focus on Finance helps you keep on top of developments within the banking, insurance and asset management sectors — from the impact of tech disrupters and cyber risk to the ongoing effects of ESG and lower-for-longer interest rates. Published by Moody's Investors Service.
 
Hosted by Nick Samuels of the US Public Finance team, Muniland delves into the latest developments impacting the credit environment for states, local governments, healthcare, higher education and more. In each episode, Moody’s analysts join Nick in exploring the ramifications of the pandemic, climate change, cyber risk, federal policy, pensions burdens and other deep-seated challenges.
 
On Moody’s Talks - Behind the Bonds, hosts Tania Hall and Jeff Pruzan join analysts from Moody’s corporate finance group worldwide to discuss the market forces shaping credit across industries - from airlines to telecoms and everything in between. These forces include the uneven recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, digital transformation, cyber risk, climate-change imperatives and much more. Please join us as we connect the dots on corporate credit quality.
 
On Moody’s Talks - Outlook Connections, analysts from around the globe will outline our views on the business conditions for credit markets in the year ahead. We’ll aim to analyze the interplay and correlations between major sectors and asset classes as well as the potential impacts of both short and long term economic trends. From oil, automotive and energy to retail and CMBS, and from airlines and the hospitality sectors to panoramic perspectives on the US and China, join us on a journey i ...
 
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The faltering economy threatens to slow growth in travel and cargo volumes, which underpin credit quality for the three infrastructure sectors. All three, however, have strong balance sheets and other advantages that will help them navigate the difficulties. Guests: Ursula Cassinerio, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service an…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Christian Fang and Alex Perjessy of the Sovereign team join host Shirin Mohammadi to discuss the outlook for sovereigns across the Middle East and North Africa. Plus, they explore how recent developments in Iran could affect the rest of the region. Related research: 2023 outlook negative …
 
Moody's analysts discuss crypto asset regulation, credit developments at Silvergate Bank and foreign currency fluctuation risks for emerging markets banks and Asia-Pacific financial institutions. Speakers: Stephen Tu, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Sadia Nabi, VP – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Eugene Tarzimanov…
 
Bruno Baretta explains how weak macroeconomic conditions are increasing credit risk for finance companies globally despite a possible profitability boost for some companies from rising interest rates. Speaker: Bruno Baretta, AVP – Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service Hosts: Michael Porta, VP – Senior Research Writer, Moody’s Investors Service; Daniel…
 
Reduced supplies of natural gas and soaring prices stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are squeezing companies in Europe, which are also grappling with slowing economic growth, high inflation and rising interest rates. In the first segment of this podcast, we look at the effect of these stresses on European companies’ credit quality and the …
 
Muniland welcomes New York City’s comptroller to discuss the city’s first social bond, affordable housing, his push to increase budget reserves and what’s next for the city’s economy. Guest: Brad Lander, New York City comptroller Host: Nick Samuels, Senior Vice President, Moody’s Investors ServiceBy Brad Lander, Nick Samuels
 
Claims inflation and higher reinsurance costs loom large in the outlook for P&C insurance, while life insurers see enough benefit from higher interest rates to offset economic turbulence, for now. Speakers: Manoj Jethani, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Christian Badorff, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service …
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Gene Fang of the Sovereign team joins host Scott Phillips to discuss the outlook for credit conditions in China as it lifts Covid restrictions and reopens its economy, with a special focus on regional and local governments, the property sector, as well as potential implications for other …
 
Against an uncertain global economic backdrop, hosts Carolyn Henson and Michael Porta talk to Moody’s analysts Edoardo Calandro, Rita Sahu and Nicholas Zhu about prospects for global banks in 2023. Speakers: Edoardo Calandro, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Rita Sahu, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Nic…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, David Rogovic of the Sovereign team and Mik Kabeya of the Financial Institutions team join host Scott Phillips to discuss credit dynamics in Africa amid the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC. Plus, Matt Pirnie, Head of Ratings at GCR Ratings joins as a special guest to discuss the…
 
Macroeconomic conditions, enrollment troubles and muted revenue growth will continue to hinder colleges and universities. For mass transit, a weak ridership recovery and looming end to federal pandemic aid signal more tough times ahead. Guests: Susan Shaffer, Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Jared Brewster, Vice Pres…
 
Jill Cetina and David Fanger explain how this round of quantitative tightening will affect bank funding and capital. Plus, Coinbase faces higher risks, and Twitter’s lenders face markdowns. Speakers: Jill Cetina, Associate Managing Director, Moody’s Investors Service; David Fanger, SVP, Moody’s Investors Service Hosts: Danielle Reed, VP – Senior Re…
 
In this episode, we discuss our 2023 outlook for nonfinancial companies across the globe. We start with what's driving fundamental credit conditions in North America, EMEA, China, Latin America and Asia-Pacific excluding China, and how those drivers differ across the regions. Then, at 10:56 minutes, we take a deep dive into the consumer products se…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Deborah Tan of the Credit Strategy & Research team joins host Shirin Mohammadi to discuss what a sustained economic growth slowdown in China implies for the rest of the world, particularly the Asia-Pacific region and lower-income countries that rely on Chinese investment flows.…
 
Vincent Gusdorf, Fadi Massih and Warren Kornfeld discuss the aftermath of the FTX bankruptcy and explain how crypto finance risks could spill over into traditional financial institutions. Speakers: Vincent Gusdorf, Senior Vice President, DeFi & Digital Assets, Moody’s Investors Service; Fadi Massih, VP – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; W…
 
In this episode, we look into the two big drivers of credit quality for companies right now: interest rates and supply chains. Around the world, central banks have been raising interest rates in a bid to cool inflation. But higher interest rates can have a big effect on companies. Our study on US companies showed that rising rates will hit lower-ra…
 
As COP 27 winds down, Shree Khare and Tomoya Suzuki discuss Japan's rising natural catastrophe risks, and Megan Fox and Brandan Holmes explain what's driving banks' and insurers' net zero plans. Speakers: Shree Khare, Vice President of Model Development, RMS; Tomoya Suzuki, VP – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Megan Fox, VP – Senior Anal…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Ariane Ortiz-Bollin of the Global Emerging Markets team joins host Scott Phillips to discuss the 2023 outlook for emerging market credit conditions, with a focus on governments, companies and banks. Related research: 2023 Outlook - Negative credit conditions leave weaker debt issuers expo…
 
A one-notch upgrade has Chicago moving into investment grade. The city is set to benefit from a policy calling for greater pension contributions aimed at preventing growth in its unfunded pension burden. Guests: Rachel Cortez, Associate Managing Director, Moody’s Investors Service and David Levett, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Ana Rayes of the ESG team joins host Shirin Mohammadi to discuss the potential social ramifications of climate action, and explore the relative readiness of emerging market sovereigns for a socially just carbon transition. Related research: Sovereigns' readiness for a “just transition” va…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Samar Maziad of the Sovereign team joins host Ariane Ortiz-Bollin to discuss the credit implications of Brazil’s recent presidential elections for the sovereign, banks and companies.By Ariane Ortiz-Bollin, Samar Maziad
 
Srikanth Vadlamani explains why Indian banks’ loans will perform well despite rising interest rates, and Eugene Tarzimanov discusses the threat to Asia-Pacific banks from China’s slowing economy. Speakers: Srikanth Vadlamani, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Eugene Tarzimanov, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Serv…
 
The leveraged finance market – leveraged loans and high-yield bonds – has expanded considerably in recent years and now represents around $4 trillion in outstanding debt worldwide. In the first segment of this podcast, we look at how the tide of liquidity that helped the market grow so much is turning now and what tighter, pricier credit means for …
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Thaddeus Best of the Emerging Markets team joins host Scott Phillips to discuss how tight financial conditions and capital outflows from emerging markets are affecting lower-rated issuers’ ability to refinance maturing international bonds.By Thaddeus Best, Scott Phillips
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Christian Fang of the Sovereign team joins host Shirin Mohammadi to discuss the fiscal and social implications of a sustained period of high inflation and interest rates globally for non-investment-grade emerging market sovereigns. Related content on Moodys.com (some content only availabl…
 
Kelvin Kwok, Mattias Frithiof and Farooq Khan explain the implications of inflation and rising interest rates for Asia-Pacific insurers and Western European and UK banks. Guests: Kelvin Kwok, AVP - Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Mattias Frithiof, AVP – Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Farooq Khan, VP – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Serv…
 
A less-discussed part of the plan, which revamps income-driven undergraduate loan payments, will boost enrollment. Plus, Florida municipal issuers have tools to limit Hurricane Ian credit risks. Guests: Patrick Ronk, Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Lauren Von Bargen, Assistant Vice President - Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Val Gomez, Vice…
 
James Eck explains that with insured loss estimates of up to roughly $70 billion, earnings of property insurers and reinsurers will fall sharply, and some reinsurers could face capital erosion. Guests: James Eck, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service Hosts: Danielle Reed, Vice President – Senior Research Writer, Moody’s …
 
Louise Welin and Maria Gillholm discuss difficulties ahead for Swedish mortgage borrowers and real estate companies, and implications for banks. Also, new business is slowing for US mortgage insurers. Guests: Bob Garofalo, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Louise Welin, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’…
 
Rajeev Bamra and Sadia Nabi discuss regulation of global cryptoassets and stablecoins in the US. Also: a proposal to clear certain Treasurys trades, and banks' risks from conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Guests: Rajeev Bamra, head of DeFi and Digital Assets Strategy, Moody’s Investors Service; Sadia Nabi, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Inves…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Olivier Chemla and Petter Bryman of the Sovereign team join host Ariane Ortiz-Bollin to discuss which Central and Eastern European countries are most at risk of stagflation and how such a scenario would impact sovereign credit profiles. Related content on Moodys.com (some content only ava…
 
C.J. Wong explains the forces behind Vietnamese banks’ credit strength, and Rebecca Tan discusses inflation's impact on banks in six member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Guests: C.J. Wong, Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Rebecca Tan, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service Hosts: Danielle Reed, Vice Pr…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way many of us work and live, and that has a huge effect on the real estate sector. In the first segment of this podcast, we discuss the global outlook for the real estate sector, the rising risks and the differences among regions. Then, at 9:07 minutes, we focus on the weaknesses in China’s property sector.…
 
With flush rainy day funds and flexibility to cut costs, states are poised to avoid credit stress if a severe economic tailspin or even a recession takes hold. Plus, housing finance agencies’ credit quality remains strong, but the HFAs face challenges in the current economic environment. Guests: Sunny Zhu, Assistant Vice President-Analyst, Moody’s …
 
Badis Shubailat and Tengfu Li discuss how high commodity prices are supporting the recovery of Islamic banks, and Alexandra Aspioti explains why GCC fund managers are optimistic. Guests: Alexandra Aspioti, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Badis Shubailat, Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service, and Tengfu Li, Assistant Vice P…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Emerging Markets Decoded, Madhavi Bokil of the Credit Strategy and Research team joins host Shirin Mohammadi to discuss the latest update to Moody’s global macroeconomic outlook, with a focus on G20 emerging markets. Plus, Kathrin Muehlbronner and Gabriel Torres of the Sovereign team do a deep dive into Turkiye an…
 
Helena Kingsley-Tomkins explains why the outlook for global reinsurance is stable, despite higher natural catastrophe losses, and James Eck discusses the prospects for alternative capital. Guests: Helena Kingsley-Tomkins, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service and James Eck, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Invest…
 
In this episode of Moody’s Talks - Emerging Markets Decoded, Thaddeus Best of the Global Emerging Markets team and Anushka Shah of the Sovereign team join host Ariane Ortiz-Bollin to discuss the resilience of most emerging markets to tightening financial conditions, as well as the implications for reform prospects in lower-income countries. Related…
 
Bernhard Held and Petter Bryman discuss the implications for certain European banking systems of a reduction in Russian energy supply, and Alessandro Roccati discusses recent credit developments at Credit Suisse following large losses. Guests: Bernhard Held, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service, Petter Bryman, Vice Pres…
 
In this episode of Emerging Markets Decoded, Ada Li and Roxana Munoz of the Infrastructure and Project Finance team join host Thaddeus Best to discuss how climate change is undermining green and conventional power generation. Related content on Moodys.com (some content only available to registered users or subscribers): APAC power utilities’ credit…
 
If there’s one sector that affects virtually every other corporate sector you can think of, it’s energy—oil, fuel and natural gas. From food, to travel, to tech, costs and selling prices all depend in part on energy costs. And those energy costs have been through the roof in 2022, especially after Russia invaded Ukraine in February. High energy pri…
 
Inflation stands to increase personnel costs and budget stress for states and municipalities, in part because of competition from the higher-paying public sector. Plus, peak hurricane season arrives amid the elevated inflation, driving up rebuilding costs for governments along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts if they’re hit by a major storm. Guests: Da…
 
In this episode of Emerging Markets Decoded, Leroy Terrelonge of the Cyber Risk team and Gabriel Torres of the Sovereign team join host Shirin Mohammadi to discuss rising cyber risks for emerging markets and recent attacks on Costa Rica’s government. Related content on Moodys.com (some content only available to registered users or subscribers): Gov…
 
Fabio Iannò explains why European banks will benefit from the ECB's recent increase in key interest rates, and Felipe Carvallo discusses how the sale of certain Citibanamex business operations will alter Mexico’s banking sector. Guests: Felipe Carvallo, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service, and Fabio Iannò, Vice Preside…
 
In this episode of Emerging Markets Decoded, Renzo Merino of the Sovereign team and Nymia Almeida of the Corporates team join host Ariane Ortiz-Bollin to discuss the recent rating downgrades of the Mexican sovereign and state-owned oil company.By Tania Hall, Nymia Almeida, Renzo Merino
 
What are the big challenges facing the pharmaceutical giants? Moody’s recently changed the outlook for the pharmaceutical industry to stable from positive because we expect lower earnings growth in the next 12-18 months, excluding COVID-19-related products, than we previously forecast because exposure to generic and biosimilar drugs competition wil…
 
Rising prices are boosting state and local governments’ sales tax revenue, lessening their burden from inflation-driven cost increases. Plus, Marcia Van Wagner, who is retiring as a state analyst, speaks about her career path and offers some insight into how today’s inflationary environment compares with the turmoil in the 1970s and 1980s. Guests: …
 
Stephen Tu explains why Apple’s new Pay Later initiative may have important implications for financial institutions; Saranga Ranasinghe and Frank Mirenzi tell us about future growth in and risks to Australia’s pension (“superannuation”) sector. Guests: Saranga Ranasinghe, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody’s Investors S…
 
In this episode of Emerging Markets Decoded, Martin Petch of the Sovereign team and Franco Leung of the Corporates team join host Thaddeus Best to discuss the implications of China’s property sector stress and economic slowdown for global growth.By Martin Petch, Franco Leung, Thaddeus Best
 
Yulia Wan and Sean Hung discuss the implications for financial institutions of China's policy focus on financial stability. Plus, Eugene Tarzimanov and Yaroslav Sovgyra discuss how inflation will affect banks in emerging economies. Guests: Yulia Wan, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service; Sean Hung…
 
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