On June 20-21, we attended the 2019 IFRS conference in London to stay informed on important regulatory issues affecting the insurance industry today.
Executive summary of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions
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.
Since the financial crisis, for a relatively liquid investment CLOs consistently have had the highest spreads net of capital costs for US life insurers.
Bill Eigen, CIO of Absolute Return and Opportunistic Fixed Income Investing, explains today’s fixed income markets.
It is time to adopt a more diversified and thoughtful approach that recognizes the importance of valuations and relies less on that most naïve of all assumptions - the prospect of wisdom from Washington.
While U.S. equities still look less expensive than Treasuries and cash, they are not as attractive as they once were. Investors looking for stronger long-term returns may find a better opportunity in European
What are the bright spots in fixed income?
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
This bulletin recaps the second quarter earnings season and discusses the outlook for earnings for the rest of 2016.