2010 Midyear Outlook: Global Credit Markets May Be At An Inflection Point Jul 10

  • ID: 1711770
  • July 2010
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors
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As part of a roundtable discussion to discuss the prospects facing the credit markets for the remainder of 2010 and into 2011, some of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' top analysts addressed questions from CreditWeek editors in early July. The analysts observed that, though the recession may officially have ended sometime in the summer of 2009, most sectors continue to feel its ripple effects. It seems that potential problems that could derail a so-far tepid recovery are becoming more apparent. And market confidence, which has been wavering frequently, remains a key factor. Indeed, the next turn in a momentous credit cycle is beginning to look like an inflection point, and the analysts identified several issues in particular that loom large:...

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