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MIDDLE EAST | Established in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Moody’s Analytics has been serving enterprise risk needs in the Middle East region since 2008.

Moody’s Analytics understands the importance of the region and its unparalleled growth opportunities. We currently serve more than 130 institutions locally with market standard enterprise risk, professional service, and credit research solutions.

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Moody's Analytics Expects GCC Economic Growth of 2.5% in 2018 According to new forecasts

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region's economy will grow near 2.5 percent in 2018, according to new forecasts from Moody's Analytics.

December 04, 2017 Pdf Moody's Analytics

IFRS 9: Challenges with Validation and Benchmarking Presentation Slides

In this presentation, our experts discuss risk measurement tools and techniques to help with IFRS 9 validation and/or benchmarking to market best practice and the communication of such validation to senior stakeholders.

November 2017 Pdf Alexis Hamar, Roshni Patel

IFRS 9: Challenges with Validation and Benchmarking

In this webinar, our experts discuss risk measurement tools and techniques to help with IFRS 9 validation and/or benchmarking to market best practice and the communication of such validation to senior stakeholders.

November 2017 WebPage Alexis Hamar, Roshni Patel

QFCRA Issues Netting Regulations in 2017

The Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) issued netting regulations in 2017. These regulations come into force on the date on which the Minister of Finance signs them.

October 19, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

BoM Revises Guideline and Templates for Liquidity Risk Management

The revised guideline shall come into effect on November 03, 2017. BoM also published the templates for liquidity coverage ratio (LCR), maturity mismatch profile of assets and liabilities, and LCR disclosure.

October 17, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

IMF Reports on the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia

IMF published its staff report, selected issues report, and the financial system stability assessment (FSSA) report on Saudi Arabia. These reports are a part of the IMF's financial sector surveillance on Saudi Arabia.

October 05, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

SARB Issues Circular Updating Reporting Requirements for SPIs

SARB issued Circular D4/2017 on matters related to securitization vehicles.

October 02, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

BoM Issued Revised Guideline on Credit Concentration Risk

The Bank of Mauritius (BoM) revised its guideline on credit concentration risk. This guideline applies to all banks and non-bank deposit taking institutions licensed under the Banking Act 2004.

September 22, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

IMF Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Bahrain

The IMF Executive Board concluded the 2017 Article IV consultation with the Kingdom of Bahrain.

August 21, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

BoM Issued Revised Guideline on Credit Risk Management

The Bank of Mauritius, or BoM, issued revised guideline on credit risk management, which supplements the existing regulations and guidelines.

August 18, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

DFSA Updates Certain Modules of its Rulebook and Sourcebook

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) updated several modules of its Rulebook and Sourcebook.

August 01, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

IMF Reports on the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Jordan

Directors welcomed ongoing reforms to preserve the resilience of financial sector. The notable reforms include gradual adoption of Basel III and the decision to complement it with an additional capital buffer.

July 24, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

BOM Updates Guidelines and Guidance Notes in July 2017

The issued guidelines cover banks licensed to carry on private banking business and the computation of loan-to-value (LTV) ratio for residential and commercial property loans.

July 21, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

IMF Reports on 2017 Article IV Consultation with United Arab Emirates

IMF published its staff report and selected issues report in the context of the 2017 Article IV consultation with United Arab Emirates (UAE).

July 14, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

CBE Circular on Identification of Domestic Systematically Important Banks

CBE published the methodology to identify domestic systemically important banks.

May 07, 2017 WebPage

Forward-looking Perspective on Impairments Using Expected Credit Loss

The new impairment accounting treatment has increased convergence between accounting, regulatory standards, and credit risk management practices, and provides a step toward a more proactive and effective loss recognition method.

April 2017 Pdf Deepak Parmani

QCB Issues Implementation Guidelines for IFRS 9

QCB issued IFRS 9 implementation guidelines in connection with Classification and Measurement of Financial Assets and Liabilities and Derivatives.

February 09, 2017 WebPage Regulatory News

How to Manage the Impact of IFRS 9 on Earnings Volatility and the Supply and Demand of Regulatory Capital

With the implementation of IFRS 9 underway, institutions want to better quantify the impact of IFRS 9 on provisions, result earnings and capital buffers. During this video webinar, we will discuss the strategic impact of IFRS 9 on earnings, capital and investment concentration.

December 2016 WebPage Burcu Guner, Dr. Amnon Levy

The Next Wave – Implementing a well-designed Internal Model

Institutions are transforming their analytic capabilities to move beyond static reports that explain what happened in the past, to more modern analytics that can explain why an event occurred and what is likely to happen in the future.

October 2016 WebPage Alexis Bailly, Brian Robinson , Martin Elliot

Modeling IFRS 9 Impairments – Tactical Implementation Approaches

Learn how Moody's Analytics is helping institutions of all sizes address the challenges of implementing the IFRS 9 impairment model.

October 2016 WebPage Burcu Guner, Nihil Patel

Accounting for Credit Professionals

The Moody's Analytics Accounting for Credit Professionals provides learners with a grounding in accounting that is required in order to grasp financial analysis principles.

March 03, 2015 Pdf

Moody's Research Framework - Structured Finance

The Moody's Research Framework is a comprehensive range of research, data and analytical tools to provide you with support for every step of your analytical process. We offer timely opinions, in-depth analysis, and foundational information.

May 2014 Pdf

Moody's Research Framework - Corporates

The Moody's Research Framework for Corporates is a comprehensive range of research, data and analytical tools to provide you with support for every step of your analytical process. We offer timely opinions, in-depth analysis, and foundational information.

May 2014 Pdf

Moody's Research Framework - Banking

The Moody's Research Framework Banking is a comprehensive range of research, data and analytical tools to provide you with support for every step of your analytical process. We offer timely opinions, in-depth analysis, and foundational information.

May 30, 2014 Pdf

Moody's Research Framework - Sovereign

The Moody's Research Framework for Sovereigns is a comprehensive range of research, data and analytical tools to provide you with support for every step of your analytical process. We offer timely opinions, in-depth analysis, and foundational information.

May 30, 2014 Pdf

Moody's Research Framework - Insurance

The Moody's Research Framework is a comprehensive range of research, data and analytical tools to provide you with support for every step of your analytical process. We offer timely opinions, in-depth analysis, and foundational information.

May 30, 2014 Pdf

EDF (Expected Default Frequency) Overview

In this document we define EDFs and examine the Moody's Analytics EDF Credit Measures. Understand the EDF difference and how Moody's EDF credit measures exhibit a number of characteristics that distinguish them from conventional and other statistical approaches to measuring default risk.

February 19, 2014 Pdf

Monthly Default Report Sample

In the US, the speculative-grade default rate ended the first quarter at 2.9%, down from 3.4% in the previous quarter. A year ago the US default rate was also 2.9%. In Europe, the default rate edged lower to 1.8% in the first quarter from 2.0% the prior quarter. At this time last year, the European rate was 3.3%.

April 01, 2013 Pdf

Moody's Analytics Credit Loss and Impairment Analysis Suite

Moody's Analytics Credit Loss & Impairment Analysis Suite can assist with the implementation of expected credit loss and impairment analysis as required in the adoption of IFRS 9.

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