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Fitch Ratings on Uzbekistan - The Newest EM Sovereign Issuer

Now On-Demand

Fitch Ratings hosted a webcast with Erich Arispe, the primary analyst on Uzbekistan, and Paul Gamble, Head of Emerging Europe, in Fitch Ratings’ Sovereigns group. Erich and Paul discuss the key rating drivers on Uzbekistan, the newest emerging markets sovereign issuer.

 

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Sovereign Hot Spots: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey and South Africa

Now On-Demand

Fitch Ratings is hosting a panel discussion with senior analysts from the global Sovereigns team to discuss our most asked about “Hot Spots”.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Argentina: Macro Policy Adjustment and Risks Ahead
  • Brazil: Is the Optimism Justified?
  • Mexico: Factors to Resolve its Negative Outlook
  • Turkey: Navigating Economic Adjustment, Policy Settings, and Political Risks
  • South Africa: Weak Growth, Fiscal Pressures, and Risks Around Parliamentary Elections

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Fitch Ratings: An Overview on PEMEX

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Fitch Ratings hosted a webcast with Lucas Aristizabal, the primary analyst on PEMEX, and Charles Seville, Co-Head of the Americas Sovereign Ratings. Topics of discussion include an overview on PEMEX in light of its recent downgrade and other key rating drivers. Questions from the audience were also addressed.

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Fitch Ratings: An Overview on Vale

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Fitch Ratings hosted a webcast with Phillip Wrenn, the primary analyst on Vale, and Joe Bormann, Deputy Regional Group Head, in Fitch Ratings’ Latin American corporates group.  Topics of discussion include the factors affecting the credit rating of Vale after its recent downgrade along with other key rating drivers. Questions from the audience were also addressed. 

Quarterly Frontier Markets Recap Q4 2018

Frontier Market Ratings Mostly Stable, Challenges Await in 2019

Fitch has just published the latest edition of our Frontier Markets Newsletter. This quarter we lead with a story on Fitch-rated frontier markets that saw more positive than negative sovereign rating actions in 2018, partly due to higher commodity prices. The newsletter references all Fitch’s commentary and research, as well as rating actions, on Frontier Markets as defined by the JP Morgan NEXGEM index, over the last quarter.

Government Debt Reaches USD66 trillion, Driven by Emerging Markets

Global government debt reached USD66 trillion (converted at market exchange rates) at end-2018, nearly double its 2007 level and equivalent to 80% of global GDP, according to Fitch Ratings' new Global Government Debt Chart Book.

Webinar Replay

LATAM Insurance Teleconference

Senior analytical team members presented the 2019 outlook for the insurance sector across Latin America, addressing key themes and reviewing the most important risks facing the region's insurance sector.

Frontier Vision

Frontier Markets See Falling Export Growth and FX Reserves

Frontier emerging markets saw widespread declines in export growth and in foreign exchange reserves in the latter part of 2018, according to Fitch Ratings' latest 'Frontier Vision' chart pack. Fitch's Frontier Vision chart pack tracks high frequency macroeconomic data for the 35 countries included in NEXGEM.

Webinar Replay

2019 Outlook Teleconference - Latin American FIs

On January 16th senior analytical team members presented the 2019 outlook for banks and non-bank financial institutions across Latin America, and addressed key themes and a review of the most important risks facing the region's financial systems during Q&A session. Listen to replay

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Webcast Replay -- Latin America: Opportunities and Challenges in 2019

Fitch Ratings recently held an event to discuss prospects in Latin America in 2019.

Listen to the replay.

Emerging Market Sovereign Pressures to Persist in 2019

The key sources of the pressure on emerging markets over the summer remain in place. The impact of tighter US monetary policy, a strengthening dollar, and risks to global trade and growth will continue to be felt in 2019. 

2018 Asia Corporates Roundtable

Asia corporates analysts discuss some of Fitch’s 2019 sector outlooks, as well as trade tensions, tighter credit conditions, local currency depreciation and commodity price trends, among other issues affecting corporates in the region. Chaptered. 

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Fitch Ratings' Reaction to Brazilian Election Result

Fitch recently held a webcast on the implications of the elections on Brazil’s sovereign rating. Register and listen to the on-demand.

Fitch Ratings Launches China Local Ratings Agency with Danny Chen as CEO

Fitch Ratings announced the launch of Fitch (China) Bohua Credit Ratings Ltd. (Fitch Bohua) which plans to serve China's onshore bond market, and has appointed Danny Chen as Fitch Bohua's chief executive officer. Set up in July 2018 in Beijing, Fitch Bohua is a 100% subsidiary of Fitch Ratings. The company is seeking regulatory approval to cover the financial institutions sector (including banks, non-bank financial institutions and insurers) as well as the structured finance sector in its initial phase of operations.

IIF Emerging & Frontier Markets: Interview with Arturo Herrera, Incoming Deputy Secretary, Mexico’s Ministry of Finance

Arturo Herrera, Incoming Deputy Secretary for Mexico’s Ministry of Finance, discusses the incoming AMLO administration’s economic policies,  plans to develop Mexico, and the impact of emerging market and trade volatility with Dan Keeler of the WSJ.

IIF Emerging & Frontier Markets: Interview with Joaquim Levy, World Bank Group Managing Director and CFO

At the Emerging & Frontier Forum held last month in New York, World Bank Group Managing Director and CFO Joaquim Levy emphasized the need for focusing on human capital and sustainable infrastructure to improve productivity and bring social stability.

What's Your View on Emerging Financial Markets?

Do you agree with 56% of our users or perhaps you have a different view? Join the discussion with Ask Fitch and participate in our polls alongside your peers. This week we pose the question of 'which region(s) would suffer the most economic damage from an escalation of trade protectionism?' Let us know what you think at 'Ask Fitch' where you can also send your questions directly to our top analysts on any sovereign credit topics.

Contacts

APAC

Andrew Steel

Analytical

+65 6796 7231

APAC

Sing Chan Ng

Business

+65 6796 7210

EMEA

Michael Dunning

Analytical

+44 20 3530 1178

EMEA

Anjali Sharma

Business

+44 203 530 1341

LatAm

Daniel Kastholm

Analytical

+1 312 368 2070

LATAM

Kathleen Holtzman

Business

+1 212 908 9103

North America

Frank Laurents

Investor Outreach

+1 212 908 9127

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