In this paper, we assess the potential risks associated with such a strategy by stressing capital requirements using spread-implied ratings.
Markets, economy, stocks, growth, global, fixed income, international, asset classes
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
In our first post of the “Insurers and COVID-19” series, we analyzes the public equity portfolios of P&C insurers during this turbulent time.
Reaching for yield, which we define as buying bonds with wider spreads after controlling for sector and rating impacts, is a topic that frequently arises in the life insurance industry.
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
David Kelly, the Fed, interest rates