November 2018 – Moody’s and S&P reported speculative-grade default rates of 3.1% and 2.7%, respectively, in Third Quarter 2018. Moody’s forecasts that the default rate will fall slightly by year-end, with defaults expected….
SOLIConnect Quarterly Updates | Capital Restructuring
August 2016 – Default rates reported by both Moody’s and S&P climbed to 5.1% and 4.3%, respectively, during the Second Quarter. According to Moody’s, defaults are expected to worsen before improving in 2017. Commodity-related sectors are still under distress, including Metals & Mining and Oil & Gas. Moody’s reports that the default rate is forecasted to finish the year as high as 6.4%.