Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. The ratings agency covers over 130 countries, 11,000 corporate issuers, 21,000 public finance issuers, and 76,000 structured finance obligations.

Credit ratings and research help investors analyze the credit risks associated with fixed-income securities. Such independent credit ratings and research also contribute to efficiencies in fixed-income markets and other obligations, such as insurance policies and derivative transactions, by providing credible and independent assessments of credit risk.Credit ratings and research help investors analyze the credit risks associated with fixed-income securities. Such independent credit ratings and research also contribute to efficiencies in fixed-income markets and other obligations, such as insurance policies and derivative transactions, by providing credible and independent assessments of credit risk. (from Moody's official website)

Banks to see improved profitability by end 2022: Moody’s

Experts forecast the average return of assets of local banks to increase to about 1%.

Banks to see improved profitability by end 2022: Moody’s

Experts forecast the average return of assets of local banks to increase to about 1%.

Chart of the Day: 2021, a horror for household incomes

Average household income for private residential property owners declined 6% last year.

Three factors that will improve housing affordability in 2022

If housing affordability improves it will support SG’s covered bonds.

Housing affordability to slightly worsen as prices increase: Moody’s                   

However, it will remain “sound”  as low interest rates will counter the impact of the price increases. 

SG refining margins to rise to $3-$4 per barrel in 2022: Moody's

Higher vaccination rates and eased movement restrictions drive demand for transportation fuels.

Exports industry struggle amidst last month’s 6% expansion

The decline in electronics is seen as one of the culprits.

SGX achieves milestone Aa2 rating

The rating is the highest given to any exchange group by the investor service.