Fitch: Mortgage Insurers See Consistent Losses, Market Stability in 2022

Fitch Ratings, Chicago, said the operating environment for U.S. mortgage insurers is expected to remain steady in 2022, as economic indicators have generally improved since the low point of the pandemic, with lower than expected losses from the pandemic fallout and continued home price appreciation supportive of credit fundamentals of the rated peer group of private MIs.

Fitch: REITs Can Withstand Short-Term Inflation Pressures

Fitch Ratings, New York, said it sees limited risks to real estate investment trust credit fundamentals from a transitory inflation-rate increase, but noted prolonged elevated inflation could pressure REITs.

CMBS Delinquency Rate Tumbles

Trepp LLC, New York, reported the commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rate declined sharply again in October.