Incoming economic data tells us that the UK is being left behind by an increasingly vibrant global economy. The IMF forecasts, released this week, are among those suggesting that this gap will widen in coming quarters and years.
In the past, a positive relationship could be observed in the US between the average earnings yield (earnings/price) of the S&P 500 index and government bond yields. This relationship has become popular as the ‘Fed model' [...]
High yield bonds are fixed income securities with a lower credit rating than investment grade corporate bonds or Treasuries. These bonds are believed to have a higher risk of default; to compensate for this, investors demand a higher yield.
Autumn is here, which means the Sargasso Sea islands will play host to the long-awaited Bermuda Captive Conference from September 10-13. Aiming to deliver a compelling agenda for captive owners, risk managers and insurance professionals [...]
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