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Themes and implications from the most recent Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities Investment Quarterly
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Due to a decrease in rates, funded status fell 2.7% this month from 88.1% to 85.4%.
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.
At its July meeting, the U.S Federal Reserve (the Fed) cut rates for the first time since December 2008.
Due to hedge portfolios and growth assets, funded status fell .4% this month from 88.5% to 88.1%.
Our Global Emerging Markets portfolio managers demonstrate why long-term investors are in a strong position to take advantage of compound earnings growth.
Themes from the quarterly Quantitative Beta Research Summit
We expect continued solid returns for emerging market debt (EMD) over the next six to 12 months, driven by healthy fundamentals, a supportive net issuance level and attractive valuations.