Original publish date: October 14, 2020
Inside this episode:
- Ivy Poon of the Infrastructure Finance team discusses how fiscal support will help offset the rise in leverage for infrastructure issuers resulting from increased capital spending on transportation, renewable energy and other projects.
- Celina Vansetti-Hutchins of the Banking team explains what the rapid drop in Brazilian interest rates this year means for credit conditions for the country’s banks.
- Falling lending spreads amid record-low rates are credit negative for Brazilian banks
- Policy support for infrastructure investment will aid economic recovery