Oil prices have fallen sharply as investors assess the economic impact of the coronavirus. Could this present a buying opportunity in energy-linked fixed income sectors?
Transient market volatility has the potential to be thrilling
This paper examines the U.S. commercial mortgage loan (CML) market and U.S. insurers’ investments in CMLs.
A pause in trade escalation is welcomed as it should allow the global economy to stabilize; however, investors shouldn’t assume trade tensions have gone away.
The paper discusses the opportunities and risks that institutions should consider when investing in China’s A-Share and private equity markets.
Given current and projected productivity and labor supply dynamics, productivity is unlikely to provide a significant lift to future growth.
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.
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.
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.