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European Union (EU) member countries with low credit ratings, such as Romania and Bulgaria, will continue to benefit disproportionately from the EU halo effect, according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service.
The first effects of Moody's widespread re-rating of European financial credits caused widespread consternation at the end of last month, apparently influencing credit market pricing and demand for basket credit derivatives trades.
Leveraged loan collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) will pose the greatest risk in 2007, according to a gathering of investors and arrangers at a Moody’s conference in London yesterday.
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