Discussion Paper

Financial Stability and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Abstract: The Atlanta Fed recently helped organize a conference titled "Financial Stability and the Coronavirus Pandemic." The conference had three sessions devoted to problems focusing on various aspects of how the markets for corporate credits responded to the COVID-19 shock including corporate bond investment funds, the corporate bond market, and the corporate loan market. This article summarizes some of the important findings of the papers presented at the conference.

Keywords: corporate bond mutual funds; corporate bond market; COVID-19 shock; Federal Reserve facilities; collateralized debt obligations; syndicated loans; lines of credit;

JEL Classification: G01; G12; G18; G21; G23;


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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Part of Series: Policy Hub

Publication Date: 2020-11-30

Number: 2020-13