Aaa Sovereign Monitor (Quarterly Monitor) - January 2011 - Moody's Global Credit Research

Aaa Sovereign Monitor (Quarterly Monitor) - January 2011

Aaa Sovereign Monitor (Quarterly Monitor) - January 2011 - Moody's Global Credit Research
Aaa Sovereign Monitor (Quarterly Monitor) - January 2011
Published Jan 13, 2011
29 pages (16467 words) — Published Jan 13, 2011
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...This report sheds light on and puts into practice the conceptual framework Moody's uses in analyzing debt metrics in order to identify rating pressures on Aaa-rated governments. The report also contains updated data to illustrate debt trajectories under different scenarios. Section 1 presents an overview of the challenges facing the four largest Aaa-rated governments. Section 2 provides an update on the position of the four largest Aaa governments (France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States). Section 3 provides a snapshot of the situation of selected other Aaa governments: this quarter, we focus on Asian Aaa countries (Australia, New Zealand and Singapore). Section 4 (Special Focus) looks at why debt levels alone may not be the best indicator of Aaa sovereign credit quality. Appendix I reviews our analytical framework and the stylized scenarios that we use to identify the Aaa-Aa demarcation zone. Appendix II provides data underlying the debt trajectories under stylized scenarios...

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