Moody's is raising the red flag on the Chinese banking sector as small and mid-size banks increasingly rely on wholesale funding to aid rapid asset growth.
Moody's issued a stark warning that political spillovers from the Brexit vote could one day threaten the bloc's very existence and hit global economic growth.
Moody’s has downgraded its outlook for eight UK banks and building societies after last week’s Brexit vote.
Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan said his bank has never had more capital and could easily repay its debt many times over, responding to a credit-rating cut by Moody’s Investors Service.
Some of the biggest US companies have accumulated cash piles worth almost $1.7tn (£1.1tn) – more than two thirds of it overseas.
Moody's cut its outlook for China from "stable" to "negative", citing the country's rising debt burden and uncertainty over the government's ability to implement the much needed economic reforms.
Moody's Investors Service downgraded Russia's sovereign debt to junk status on Friday, citing the crisis in Ukraine and the falling price of oil.
Lower oil prices will be sustained throughout 2015 but don't expect any boost for the majority of the world's countries, according to a global growth forecast from Moody's Investor Service.