Implications for insurance capital requirements
In this paper, we assess the potential risks associated with such a strategy by stressing capital requirements using spread-implied ratings.
Article discussing how low growth, low yield environments are good for equity income investing.
High-yield portfolios should now combine yield with dividend growth. Cash flow analysis helps determine if dividends are sustainable
Markets, economy, stocks, growth, global, fixed income, international, asset classes
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.
The insurers' moment: Credit lending after the crisis
For emerging market fixed income investors, an issuing country's high inflation can lead to higher yields, compared to developed markets.
This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the Federal Open Market Committee meeting announcement on September 17.
What investors should consider