The Daily Shot Brief – February 5th, 2020



Equities: Here is the MSCI World Index performance after major epidemics.

Source: Morgan Stanley Research


Credit: The chart below shows the annual default counts and defaulted debt volumes over time.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Issuer-weighted default rates increased in 2019, led by energy and retail.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Energy: Fitch Solutions now expects an even faster pace of adoption of alternative energy sources in China.

Source: Fitch Solutions Macro Research


China: China’s loss of US import market share has been concentrated in tariffed goods.

Source: Moody’s Analytics


Japan: Deposit and security firms in Japan have been actively turning to positive-yielding assets abroad since domestic interest rates turned negative.

Source: Oxford Economics


Food for Thought: A potential surprise in the Iowa Democratic caucuses?

Source: @PredictIt

Edited by Devon Lall

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