Simon Quijano-Evans, emerging markets strategist at Legal & General Investment Management, takes a look at how markets and asset classes have reacted to news out of South Africa.
South Africa’s demise towards a junk credit rating looks almost inevitable after the sudden dismissal of the country’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan.
Mike Harris, adjunct professor at Syracuse University, speaks about the likelihood of ratings agencies downgrading South Africa to junk status following Jacob Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle.
However, it will take some time for a ratings upgrade to affect FDI inflows into Indonesia, says Jalil Rasheed of Invesco.
James McCormack, global head of sovereign and supranational ratings at Fitch Ratings, looks at the Trump administration from a ratings perspective.
James McCormack, global head of sovereign and supranational ratings at Fitch Ratings, explains why a fragmented U.K. is bad from a ratings perspective.
Scott Morrison, treasurer of Australia, addresses concerns over the country's credit rating.
China’s stimulus programs have boosted economic growth, but they’re also creating stability risks, Fitch said in a report on Monday.
Fergus McCormick, co-head of sovereign ratings and chief economist at DBRS, explains why his organization has cut Italy's credit rating.
Moody's agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle with U.S. authorities over its ratings of risky mortgage securities.
Early Metrics CEO, Antoine Baschiera outlines how his company rates start-ups and why firms have to have their ratings updated regularly.
Mathias Cormann, finance minister of Australia, talks about the budget deficit.
Australia's government sees the budget deficit at A$36.5 billion ($26.6 billion) in the current fiscal year, or 2.1 percent of GDP.
There are fundamental issues with the Australian economy, says Jonathan Pain, author of The Pain Report.
Kumar Palghat at Kapstream talks about the budget deficit and yields in Australia.
WalletHub released 10 financial predictions for 2017 to prepare you for the opportunities and challenges in the year ahead.
Monte dei Paschi isn't the only Italian bank with bad debts, says Dan Scott at Credit Suisse.
Argentina is emerging from an econ slump and shaking off the effects of a debt default that earned it a rep as an investment pariah.
Fitch Ratings’ Head of Global Economics, Brian Coulton, gives his outlook for 2017 and in particular how Brexit and a Donald Trump presidency will impact economic growth.
Fitch Ratings Head of Global Economics, Brian Coulton, says he expects two rate hikes in 2017 from the Federal Reserve after it raises rates in December.