This paper examines the U.S. commercial mortgage loan (CML) market and U.S. insurers’ investments in CMLs.
Markets, economy, stocks, growth, global, fixed income, international, asset classes
Capital framework discussion from the NAIC 2019 Fall National Meeting.
Summary notes from the NAIC Fall 2019 National Meeting.
We cut the chances of recession to 25% after a thaw in the trade war and a year of rate cuts; our forecast is for sub trend growth. Favored sectors include emerging market local currency debt and higher rated short-duration securitized credit.
Capital framework discussion from the NAIC 2019 Summer National Meeting.
In this paper, we assess the potential risks associated with such a strategy by stressing capital requirements using spread-implied ratings.
On June 20-21, we attended the 2019 IFRS conference in London to stay informed on important regulatory issues affecting the insurance industry today.
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.
Global capital requirements and systemic risk within the insurance industry dominated the conversation at this year’s NAIC International Insurance Forum.