Fixed Income IQ leverages extensive analytical intelligence and data from S&P Capital IQ to look at regional corporate credit markets. All four regional reports, North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, are accessible to each other through links within each report. Market trends are established using indices and yield curves. Credit trends look at ratings, CDS and probability of default data. In addition, the report highlights trends in financial ratios and issuance data.
- Overall credit markets were volatile in Q3
- Signs of increasing risk from several indicators
- Highest level of market activity year-to-date
- Percentage of high yield deals including major covenants, has decreased