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.
Bill Eigen, CIO of Absolute Return and Opportunistic Fixed Income Investing, explains today’s fixed income markets.
In this paper, we assess the potential risks associated with such a strategy by stressing capital requirements using spread-implied ratings.
The key political, macro and credit risks that insurers may want to address in 2019.
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
Measuring book yield correctly
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
What are the bright spots in fixed income?
Learn about the important topics covered in the Outlook and their potential impact on broader markets. Michael Cembalest touches on topics including: the global banking system, oil markets, the credit risk of US states and credit market liquidity.