Solvency Oversight Wheels Keep Churning

Regulator and Rating Agency expectations are not static. We explore some recent changes to their standards and methodologies for insurers.

An Evolving Landscape: Highlights of the RBC GAM 2019 Responsible Investment Survey

IntroductionThe 2019 RBC Global Asset Management Responsible Investment Survey polled key decision makers, including institutional asset owners, wealth managers and pension plan...

Insurance Roadmap 2020: Three Keys to Success

Over the past year, I had the privilege of meeting with more than 100 global insurance companies, with total assets of around...

Impressions from Insurance CIOs: Successful Traits of an Insurance Asset Management Salesperson

Broad Street Consulting Group is a specialist women-owned executive search firm. Founding Partners Milena M Humplik and Margot DeMore have a 16+...

Exploring Alternative Credit for Insurance Companies

Investment opportunities in alternative credit are expanding. At the same time, private market allocations for insurance companies are growing as a way...

When Volatility Strikes, Add . . . Equity?

Bonds are the way to go to reduce risk, right?Maybe not. Investors are worried about the market forecasts...

ETF Check-In Provided by Brownstone 1Q2020 – Columnist

Key Points• There are 20 unique ETF issuers offering Fixed Income ETFs eligible to be reported as bonds approved by the NAIC.•...

Decision 2020: Where to Diversify U.S. Corporate Bond Risk in Today’s Market...

While the U.S. presidential election is understandably the most anticipated and most discussed decision for this year, Invesco believes there is another...

An Evolving Landscape: RBC Global Asset Management 2019 Responsible Investment Survey

Introduction After two consecutive years of significant increases in the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment strategies and managers,...

Solving the Mysteries of Alpha

As evidenced by their high fees, stock pickers still are coveted in investing. Conventional wisdom attributes much of alpha to the...