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May 2017
As we publish the details for our new Green Evaluation, senior S&P Global Ratings analysts will discuss insight and latest opinions on the Green Finance market.
Apr 2017
In this webcast replay, we provide an update on Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Greek banking systems.
Dec 2016
John Chambers (Global Sector Leader, Sovereigns & Supranationals) and Moritz Kraemer (Global Chief Sovereign Rating Officer) discuss the outlook for sovereign ratings in 2017, in this on-demand webinar.