The key political, macro and credit risks that insurers may want to address in 2019.
The potential political, macro and credit risks insurers may want to address in 2019.
While weaker headline earnings growth in future quarters could unsettle investors, many underlying factors suggest corporate health remains strong. What is the full story for investment grade credit?
Michael discusses how short covering, rather than real money, has driven the fastest recovery on record following a bear market, and looks ahead at slowing earnings growth.
Dovish language from the Federal Reserve (Fed) has buoyed risk assets—but investors will need to listen closely this year in case of further shifts.
Over the last decade, investors have been incentivized to “hunt for yield” in riskier asset classes by unorthodox monetary policy, which sucked the yield out of traditional “safe havens”.
Assessing the impact and possible evolution of Fed policy
The macro backdrop has not changed significantly in recent weeks—so what is driving the risk asset bounce?
European high yield has started the year in good spirits, supported by attractive valuations, robust credit quality and positive technicals. But with global growth momentum slowing, will the credit party continue?