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Consumers begin to return to a recovering China

As China experiences a sharp drop in coronavirus cases, its consumers begin to cautiously return to malls and restaurants.

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Fed may update 2008 crisis playbook in response to global market rout

In an effort to mitigate and contain any economic shock from the coronavirus, the Fed may need to turn to and update its crisis-era playbook.

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Isolation of China due to the Coronavirus Has Impact on Economy

The Coronavirus, which began in China, has infected more than 17,000 people, causing the U.S. and Europe to block visitors from China and screen returning citizens. As one of the world’s largest economies comes to a standstill, the impact on the economy is significant.

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Global Slowdown Presents Possible Risk to Economy

Over the past year, the global economy has grown at its slowest rate since the financial crisis – a development that is exacerbated by the slowing of housing markets across the world.

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SFA CEO to Speak at IMN’s China Securitization Conference

SFA CEO Michael Bright will speak at the Information Management Network’s (IMN) Global Investors’ Conference on Securitization in China, taking place from March 27th through March 28th in Beijing.

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Trade Deal Between the U.S. and China Does Little for Homebuilders

On Wednesday, January 15, President Trump signed a “Phase One” trade deal with China that will reduce some tariffs, but, ultimately, do little for America’s homebuilders according to the National Association of Realtors.

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S&P Predicts Global Securitization will Surpass $1 Trillion in 2020

In their recent 2020 Global Structured Finance Outlook, S&P Global Ratings indicated that despite fear over a slowing global economy, 2019 was an active year for the structured finance markets and predicts 2020 will be active as well.

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SFA Opens Formal Dialogue With the PBOC and Chinese Regulators on How to Ensure a Safe and Sound Securitization Market

SFA CEO Michael Bright met with the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) during a recent visit to Beijing. Following this meeting, the PBOC reached out to SFA for additional context on a variety of securitization-related questions.

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China’s Securitization Industry Looks to Collaborate with SFA

A recent Asset-Backed Alert (ABA) from ABAlert.com highlighted that China’s Securitization Market has enlisted SFA’s help in modernizing the market and increasing interest from foreign investors.

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Global Securitization Issuance Expected to Reach $1 Trillion by Year’s End

S&P released a new report highlighting that global securitization issuance is once again expected to reach $1 trillion by the end of 2019. At the end of September 2019 total issuance volume was approximately $770 billion, up from $750 billion a year ago.