The economic backdrop in 2019 has been characterized by weakness in manufacturing being offset by the resilience of services and health of the consumer.
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.
Market sentiment towards the Chinese currency has shifted significantly
This research examines the evolution of baby boomer balance sheets and attempts to assess and quantify its implications for markets and investors.
Implications for insurance capital requirements
ON JUNE 20-21, WE ATTENDED THE 2019 IFRS CONFERENCE IN LONDON TO STAY INFORMED ON IMPORTANT REGULATORY ISSUES AFFECTING THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY TODAY.
Since the financial crisis, for a relatively liquid investment CLOs consistently have had the highest spreads net of capital costs for US life insurers.
The performance of the US dollar significantly diverged from relative rate spreads
The potential political, macro and credit risks insurers may want to address in 2019.
EURUSD should be rangebound