Themes from the quarterly Quantitative Beta Research Summit
The S&P 500 could hit 10,000 by the mid-2030s
A strategic framework for building a private credit portfolio
North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Central America, South America, and Asia
A series of loosening signals from China’s central bank in recent weeks point to an incrementally more dovish policy stance, supporting market sentiment.
Implications for insurance capital requirements
We emerged with a cautious near-term view from our latest quarterly strategy meeting in early September. In our base case scenario, the global economy is expected to narrowly avoid recession and continue to grow, albeit much more slowly.
As corporate profit growth has slowed, we have a more balanced outlook on equity markets. Valuations are mostly well within historical norms and we’re seeing opportunities among higher growth companies with sustainable profits and cash generation.
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.