Sector Risk Rating Changes at the end of Q4 2017


With 30 sector risk rating upgrades and 8 downgrades, the upswing in global growth has a clear effect on industries worldwide. Net changes of sector ratings demonstrate a bullish cycle with nearly three times more upgrades than downgrades in Q4 2017. 

4 key topics are evident: the Automotive sector is strongly back on track, the Construction sector is slowly recovering, Machinery is poised to recover, and Europe solidifies its position as the region in the lead when it comes to upgraded sectors.​