Credit Trends - Singapore

IN-PERSON EVENT | The Westin Singapore

A New Era: Can inflation, energy, and political risks be contained?

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Credit Trends Singapore returns to an in-person event this February! 

 Join us as we explore Southeast Asia's economic tensions and credit risks in the context of geopolitical risks and global energy crisis, and get more clarity on how global themes will play out as the new era unfolds.



Registration & Networking

09:35 - 10:10

Macroeconomic Overview

Diverging Growth Paths across ASEAN

  • What will be the impact of tighter financial conditions, inflation and currency depreciation on ASEAN economies?
  • How is the region positioned to cope with structural challenges from a slowing China, energy security and decarbonization?
  • How will the current socio-political risk climate affect ASEAN markets and how will they perform compared with the global economy?
10:10 - 10:55

Credit Conditions

How are ASEAN issuers navigating global headwinds? 

  • How are banks, non-financial corporates and infrastructure companies positioned to weather the impact of rising inflation, rates and China’s slowdown?
  • Which industries and issuers will be hit hardest due to market volatility?
  • Are there any opportunities or bright spots amid the gloomy global outlook?
10:55 - 11:25

Networking & Coffee Break

11:25 - 11:45

Default & Rating Trends ​

Defaults and ratings as the credit cycle has turned

  • Rating: Will downgrades continue surpassing upgrades?
  • How are defaults expected to evolve in 2023?
  • Are risks well signaled? 
11:45 - 12:30

Climate ​& Net Zero

How will net zero pledges and climate risks reshape economies and capital markets?

  • How does climate change affect Moody’s rated ASEAN issuers from credit perspective, compared with those from other regions?
  • How does Moody’s analyse 2023 key climate risk for issuers in ASEAN?
  • How can sustainable finance help issuers to prepare for transition?
  • How will greater disclosure requirements and data availability help quantify the impact of climate risk on financial markets and what do climate scenarios tell us?
12:30 - 13:15

Networking Lunch

Spencer Ng Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Project & Infrastructure Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
Gene Fang Associate Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Moody's Investors Service Bio
Vikash Halan Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
Alka Anbarasu Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Moody's Investors Service Bio
Laurent Lassalvy Senior Vice President, Credit Strategy and Standards Group Moody's Investors Service Bio
Jacintha Poh Senior Vice President / Manager Corporate Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service Bio
Christian de Guzman Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Moody's Investors Service Bio
John Wang Vice President - Senior Analyst, ESG Moody's Investors Service Bio
Jeffrey Lee Vice President - Sustainable Finance, Regional Manager, Second Party Opinion, APAC Moody’s Investors Service Bio
Jean Chong Assistant Vice President - Outreach, Stakeholder Sustainability Moody's Corporation Bio
Deborah Tan Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Credit Strategy & Research Moody's Investors Service Bio
Brenda Solis Head of Research Insights Asia Pacific, Predictive Analytics Moody's Analytics Bio

Event Details:

Venue: The Westin Singapore

Address: 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower
Singapore 018961

Date: Thursday, 2 February 2023

Time: 09:00 – 13:15 SGT