Risk.Net: June Credit Data Review

“Prospects for the diesel car do not look good. Attempts to rehabilitate the fuel continue, but appear to be running out of time. New emissions tests reportedly show that even new diesel vehicles are pumping out too much nitrogen oxide, and a court in Germany – Europe’s largest car market – recently ruled that cities can ban diesel cars in an attempt to control pollution.”

“It’s just one of the stresses facing autoparts companies – along with the rise of viable electric cars, the introduction of self-driving software, changes to manufacturing processes and the arrival of more innovative designs.”

In this series of monthly articles from Risk.net, David Carruthers, head of research at Credit Benchmark, discusses the global auto industry and sovereign credit risk across the Middle East in addition to global credit industry trends.

Read the full article here or in the June edition of Risk Magazine.

Sovereign Bond Risk Management

In the current low yield environment, many Sovereign bonds issued by different countries are priced at similar levels. However, this Read more

Introduction For Credit Portfolio Managers

Credit Benchmark is a market-led response to three of the most critical issues facing credit risk professionals: 1) The need to Read more

Sovereign Default Risk In Developing Economies

This paper examines the use cases for Credit Benchmark’s Consensus Probabilities of Default (Consensus PDs), in the context of more Read more

Impact Of BCBS Proposals On IRB Banks

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision recently published wide-reaching proposals for reducing variation in Credit Risk Weighted Assets, with a Read more

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