In lower cost, liquid vehicles, alternative risk premia strategies can strengthen a risk-return profile.
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.
We raised the probability of Recession to 55% after virus-induced shocks, oil prices’ collapse and violent market volatility. We are de-risking, adding very high quality duration, while expecting credit markets to cheapen and reserve currencies to do well
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