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Frankfurt Event: How Cool is Your Investment Portfolio?

Frankfurt Event: How Cool is Your Investment Portfolio?

Beyond Ratings is pleased to be co-hosting with Allianz Climate Solutions GmbH a breakfast presentation in Frankfurt on 27 July 2017, 9:30am to 11am.

Learn how to measure carbon exposure risks for the sovereign asset class and how to use this information to inform and improve investment strategies. This will be a rich yet concise presentation [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , |

Draghi Signals Greek Debt Measures Not Enough for QE Inclusion – Bloomberg – 26/06/2017

ECB President sees ‘serious concerns’ over debt sustainability Lack of clarity de facto closes door to Greek bond purchases

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/06/26

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Armenia’s state debt increasing – Azernews – 28/06/2017

The state debt of Armenia, a poor South Caucasus nation, continues to increase, and the government has no idea how to fix the situation.

Source:  Azernews, 2017/06/28

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Debt bomb puts nation in danger – The Australian – 25/06/2017

Soaring debts in a handful of countries including Australia and Canada are putting the global economy at risk of recession, ­according to the peak global central banking authority, the Bank for International Settlements.

Source:  The Australian, 2017/06/25

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Russia taps strong demand for emerging market debt – FT – 26/06/2017

Russian institutions have sold the highest amount of new debt since the country was hit with international sanctions three years ago, as borrowers seek to take advantage of robust investor appetite for emerging markets.

Source:  FT, 2017/06/26

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Moody’s affirms Philippines’ Baa2 rating, maintains stable outlook – Moody’s – 27/06/2017

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today affirmed the Government of the Philippines' Baa2 long-term issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings and maintained the outlook at stable.

Source:  Moody's, 2017/06/27

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Zambia’s external debt rises to $7.2 billion – finmin – Reuters – 27/06/2017

Zambia's external debt stood at $7.2 billion at the end of May, up from $6.86 billion at the end of last year, Finance Minister Felix Mutati said on Tuesday.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/06/27

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

China’s bond market to surpass Japan as world’s second largest in five years: UBS – CNBC – 22/06/2017

China's bond market will double in size from the current $9 trillion over the next five years, overtaking Japan's to become the world's second largest behind the United States', UBS Asset Management said in a report.

Source:  CNBC, 2017/06/22

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Moody’s: Montenegro’s rising government debt and volatile growth pose credit challenges – EconoTimes – 21/06/2017

Montenegro's B1 rating with a negative outlook is constrained by its rising government debt, small economy, volatile growth and strong reliance on foreign funding, Moody's Investors Service said in a new report.

Source:  EconoTimes, 2017/06/21

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

IMF fear forces Zambia to disclose true debt: external $ 17 b, local K38 b – Zambian Watchdog – 21/06/2017

Finance Minister Felix Mutati disclosed the shocking statistics in parliament Wednesday afternoon when he said that Zambia’s external debt alone is US $ 17.2 billion. The domestic debt is now 38.6 billion. Remember that Zambia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is only USD 20.9 billion (2017, World Bank estimate).

Source:  Zambian Watchdog, 2017/06/21

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |