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The Evolving Consumer

Fitch’s Credit Journal on the Evolving Consumer focuses on key consumer trends witnessed during, and accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis.


Coronavirus Not the Only Challenge for Corporate Ratings

Downgrades may come more from non-COVID sectors, given negative corporate trends.

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Pandemic Entrenched State Population Changes, Migration Key Factor

Pandemic Entrenched State Population Changes, Migration Key Factor

Credit Brief - Global Structured Finance Coronavirus Performance Report 4Q21

India’s Second Wave Manageable for Most Companies; Swift Rebound Expected in Auto Demand

Exclusive Interview with Australian Treasurer

FitchCast - The Rise in Importance of Supranational Institutions in the Time of COVID-19

Australia’s Budget Highlights Credit-Positive Growth Recovery

China’s Fintech Evolves on Fast Track, Diversified Applications

Exclusive Q&A with New Zealand Finance Minister

Exclusive Q&A with Indonesian Finance Minister

Coronavirus Dominates Global Sovereigns 2021 Outlook

APAC Corps to Recover in 2021, but Cash Flow Weaker than 2019

Global Structured Finance 2021 Outlook

Rebound in Global Travel Will Be Gradual Despite Probable Vaccines

Reacting to Global Changes - Effective Cash Management

US Pharma COVID-19 Vaccine to Benefit Revenue More than Margins

NFP Hospitals Brace for Another COVID-19 Wave

Indonesia’s Reform Package Boosts Growth Prospects

2021 Credit Outlook Conferences - See it All Come Together in January 2021

Reinsurance to Cover Half of Total Industry Covid 19 Loss

Australian Arrears Reach Record High for Auto ABS, Remain Low for RMBS Amid Coronavirus

Reinsurance Sector will Struggle to Earn Cost of Capital in 2020/21

Pandemic Shock Dampens Digital Banks’ Prospects in Asia

Chinese Auto ABS Shows Resilience Amid Pandemic; Headwinds Remain

The Recovery Curves for Major Healthcare Sectors - Providers, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Products

Coronavirus Impact on Asia-Pacific Telecoms and Technology

US Corporate Supply Chain-Driven Credit Risk is Mostly Low to Moderate

Coronavirus Derails Home Price Growth

China’s Shift to E-tailing Picks Up After Coronavirus Outbreak

Structured Finance in the Time of COVID-19 - What Does the Next 3-6 Months Look Like?

2020 Virtual Investor Meeting - Structured Finance in the Time of COVID-19

Latin American Corporates Hit Hard by Pandemic Lockdown

Corporates Face USD5 Trillion 2020 Revenue Loss from Crisis

LATAM Telecoms May Cut Capex Due to Coronavirus-Related Cash Burn

China Structured Finance Quarterly Q1 2020

Global Sports Leagues Weigh Risks of Reopening Seasons

Extended Production Cuts to Raise LATAM Metal & Mining Rating Risk

US Not-for-Profits See Material 2020 Coronavirus Revenue Hit

Impact of Coronavirus on European Consumer Goods Demand Varies

Coronavirus Pandemic Unsettles Australian Fixed-Interest Investors – Key Findings from Australian Fixed-Income Investor Survey 2020

Coronavirus Tests EV Growth, Raises EU Carmakers’ Penalty Risk

APAC Banking Outlooks Negative as Coronavirus Heightens Risks

Lure of Higher Inflows to Fuel ESG Fund Launches Post-Coronavirus

40% of EMEA High Yield Corps Have Low Headroom for Coronavirus

39% of APAC Corporates More Exposed to Coronavirus

Coronavirus Impacts On Chinese Express-Delivery Sector

Oil Shock Compounds Sovereign Credit Risks from Coronavirus

LATAM Sovereign, Corporate Commodity Focus Ups Coronavirus-Linked Risk

Coronavirus Set to Dampen China’s Economic Growth