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BRIEF-Moody's says political risk poses major challenges to credit in Latin America
August 29, 2017 / 3:54 PM / 22 days ago

BRIEF-Moody's says political risk poses major challenges to credit in Latin America

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Moody‘s:

* Moody’s says political risk poses major challenges to credit in Latin America

* Moody’s says according to Moody‘s, countries with high or medium levels of susceptibility to political event risk include Venezuela and Argentina‍​

* Moody’s says political risk is comparatively more moderate in Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Chile

* ‍Moody’s - Political risk across LatAm major challenge for LatAm issuers, as it can potentially threaten economic growth, policy reforms, financing conditions​

* Moody’s says heightened political risk in Latin America “raises investors’ concerns about negative policy outcomes affecting market confidence”

* Moody’s - In venezuela, credit impact of political risk is most obvious, leading to very high probability of default by sovereign, national oil company PDVSA Source text for Eikon:

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