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As Fitch Ratings noted, “Even a full write-off of the two banks' investments [SocGen and UniCredit] in their Russian subsidiaries in an extreme scenario would have a fairly moderate impact on capital at a group level.
Fitch Ratings identified $6.3bn in CMBS jeopardised by Hurricane Dorian.
Although Brazil's protein producers are facing higher regulatory and reputational risks over their ESG credentials, Fitch Ratings said on Monday that the companies' sustainability programs should reduce the potential effects on revenue and cash flow.
Governance is the most important ESG factor in ratings assigned to banks, Fitch says. The credit rating agency says environmental issues don't currently affect bank ratings. However, this may change going forward.
Funds now classified as Article 8 funds that promote environmental and/or social characteristics under the European Union's Sustainable Disclosure Finance Regulation, according to Fitch.
“Pushing the frontiers of sustainable financing, we issued the first-ever sustainability-linked ESG loan in aviation, while at the same time reducing our outstanding debt by more than 20%. All these factors combined resulted in a strong year-end liquidity position, aligned to our pre-pandemic levels, and in a steadfast 'A with a stable outlook' credit rating reaffirmed by Fitch."