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Credit Markets

Over the past decade, global debt leverage has been trending upward—and most recently exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. After an unprecedented era of easy credit, what will be the impact when the cycle turns?

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July 30, 2021
Markets in Motion Report: COVID-19 Recovery and Current Credit Conditions

The credit outlook is improving. Credit stability has returned for U.S. public finance and S&P Global Ratings expects it to continue for the remainder of the year, but concerns persist over rising inflation in the U.S., which could prompt rising interest rates and possible spillover to other regions. Unlike in advanced economies – the U.S. and U.K. in particular – vaccination rollout remains low in Emerging Markets. Most EMs continue to struggle with handling the pandemic.

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Credit Cycles

S&P Global Ratings

Over the past decade, global debt leverage has been trending upward; most recently exacerbated by the COVID crisis. This series examines the “what-ifs” — involving economic, credit quality, and funding trends — of potential downturn scenarios.

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Credit Risk Analysis

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Our credit and risk specialists leverage our data, analytics, and default models to provide you with a robust view of what is happening in the world of credit.