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Emerging Markets


S&P: Retail Loans Look Ripe for Russian ABS

Russia's mortgage-monopolized securitization market could see more diversification in 2014 under a new law. A good candidate for ABS? Unsecured retail loans.

Ukraine Mortgage Bond Performing Fine

Despite being rated 'Caa1' by Moody's, the deal from Privatbank has exhibited reasonably low delinquencies and a enormous credit enhancement for the outstanding tranches.

Moody’s: Ruble RMBS on the Rise

The agency forecasts issuance of close to RUB100 million ($2.9 billion) in 2013, with the arrival of new originators as well.

IIG Issues $220M Trade Finance CLO

The deal from specialty lender International Investment Group is backed by loans to LatAm obligors. More issuance may be ahead.

Turkey’s Covered Bond Legislation Credit Positive

Changes to Turkey’s covered bond legislation are supportive of the credit ratings on these instruments, according to Moody’s Investors Service.



Ratings Disagreements Head to Mexico

Controversy over the Mexican equipment lease sector

After Crash, Brazilian ABS Poised to Recover

After contracting sharply last year amid regulatory uncertainty and an economic slowdown, Brazil’s structured finance market now appears to be poised for a recovery.

New Blood Revives Russian RMBS

Five new originators of Russian RMBS debuted last year; players say the issuer stable will keep growing.

Fitch: Securitization Investors Span the Globe

Investors no longer feel limited to their own country for securitization investment opportunities; they are becoming comfortable with the risks and rewards of investing in and owning a global book.

Can Brazil's Housing Boom Spark a Nascent RMBS Market?