Chinese Banks: Improved Operating Environment, Credit Positive

Fitch Ratings revised upward the assessment for China’s bank operating environment in May 2021, to ‘bbb-’/positive from ‘bb+’/stable. Grace Wu from Fitch’s Greater China Banks team discusses how an improved operating environment has a positive impact on banks’ standalone credit profiles.

Government support gives China green bonds a boost

While international harmonisation is making the market attractive for investors, Xi Jinping’s pledge to go carbon neutral by 2060 could continue to drive the country’s green bond issuance.
November 09, 2020

Are Virgin Australia’s bonds headed for a crash landing?

The government has committed millions to helping save both Qantas and Virgin Australia, although the CEO of the former has publicly stated the later doesn’t deserve it. How much Virgin ends up receiving could have a significant impact on its corporate bond holders.
April 01, 2020