September 13, 2019
Sovereign risk latest publications
Through the “Financial Stability Report” (REF), Banco de México (Banxico) monitors the main risks and vulnerabilities that could affect the stability of the Mexican financial system.
The search for yield and looser monetary policies across the board, favor sovereign spreads compression, despite a worsening global outlook, poorer incoming data and balance of risks, and the lack of improvement of fiscal disequilibria.
Against a background of increasing concerns on economic cycle strength and uprise of global trade tensions, the central banks' more dovish tone helps that financial tensions and global risk aversion remain bounded.
Financial support from the federal government will buy time, but Pemex's credit rating remains at risk. In January, Fitch downgraded the Pemex rating from BBB+ to BBB- after the outlook was revised to negative in October last year.
The crisis has brought with it a notable increase in public debt in the countries affected, especially intense in the peripheral countries of the euro zone. The Greek crisis has fuelled a debate on the treatment of debt holdings in banking regulation and its consideration as a risk-free asset.
This month we focus on: China’s G20 presidency, from Basel III to Basel IV, sovereign risk regulation, challenges in resolution, shadow banking , micro- and macro-prudential supervision, ethics, culture & governance, digital regulation, regulatory impact analysis and european regulatory priorities for 2016.
Banking union helps breaking the loop between banking and sovereign risk