This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the impact that deflationary fears have had on the Fed's decision to postpone rate hikes.
This bulletin recaps the second quarter earnings season and discusses the outlook for earnings for the rest of 2016.
This bulletin discusses the implications of negative interest rate policy
The contribution of fiscal policy to global growth is poised to rise, what does this mean for our global economic outlook and portfolio positioning?
This paper examines the U.S. commercial mortgage loan (CML) market and U.S. insurers’ investments in CMLs.
Market sentiment towards the Chinese currency has shifted significantly
The bond bear market, continued normalizing of monetary policy and need to finance expanding U.S. budget deficits, long-term rates are set to rise.
In this paper, we (1) discuss the key considerations for insurers when allocating to alternatives and (2) make the case for core alternatives strategies.
Implications for insurance capital requirements
Since the financial crisis, for a relatively liquid investment CLOs consistently have had the highest spreads net of capital costs for US life insurers.