At its July meeting, the U.S Federal Reserve (the Fed) cut rates for the first time since December 2008.
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.
Due to a decrease in rates, funded status fell 2.7% this month from 88.1% to 85.4%.
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Due to growth assets and interest rates, funded status rose 1.5% this month from 85.4% to 86.9%.
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