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Exploring the Impact of Covid-19 on Corporate Credit

This research paper provides a powerful analysis in reflecting how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted the credit of different economic sectors globally. 

The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most significant events of the 21st century and the global economic impact has been enormous. This research uses the Refinitiv StarMine Structural Credit Risk model to analyse the changes in the credit of different economic sectors for different countries, during the Covid-19 pandemic. By studying different geographic regions, this analysis shows that the impact was quite similar around the globe, with the sectors most and least affected being Real Estate and Healthcare. This research provides invaluable insights into the key factors that have impacted corporate credit, to exemplify how global economic recovery remains below pre-pandemic levels for most economic sectors in all countries studied.

Access the full report to find out:

  • What economic sectors were most and least affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • The global economic impact caused by new ways of working, as many industries moved their people from offices to home.
  • How the emergence of Covid-19 variants caused supply chain issues and had an additional impact on the economic recovery. 
  • How the StarMine Structural Credit Risk Model provides an invaluable analysis of the global implications of Covid-19 on different economic sectors and regions.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most significant events of the 21st century and its impact has been enormous economically. As people adapted to new ways of working, different economic sectors were impacted in different ways

Key content

Real Estate

Was the most affected sector mirroring the change in the new way of working, as many industries moved their people from offices to home.

Healthcare

Since many people needed healthcare during the pandemic, the Healthcare sector was the one least affected until around October 2021, when its ratings started to drop again.

Consumer Non-Cyclical and Technology

To work from home people needed more home supplies which benefited the Consumer Non-Cyclical sectors globally.