Markets, economy, stocks, growth, global, fixed income, international, asset classes
We raised the probability of Recession to 55% after virus-induced shocks, oil prices’ collapse and violent market volatility. We are de-risking, adding very high quality duration, while expecting credit markets to cheapen and reserve currencies to do well
This paper examines the U.S. commercial mortgage loan (CML) market and U.S. insurers’ investments in CMLs.
In our first post of the “Insurers and COVID-19” series, we analyzes the public equity portfolios of P&C insurers during this turbulent time.
In this article, we (1) discuss the key considerations for insurers when allocating to alternatives and (2) make the case for core alternatives strategies, which can provide stable income and low total return volatility.
Inventories tend to have a cycle of their own, growing and contracting several times over the course of an expansion.
On June 20-21, we attended the 2019 IFRS conference in London to stay informed on important regulatory issues affecting the insurance industry today.
Global capital requirements and systemic risk within the insurance industry dominated the conversation at this year’s NAIC International Insurance Forum.
In this paper, we assess the potential risks associated with such a strategy by stressing capital requirements using spread-implied ratings.
With the 10-year Treasury well below 1.0%, pension plan sponsors are asking themselves some uncomfortable questions.