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Come on in, the water’s fine! Ready for a surplus summer

Tim Antonelli, Head of Multi-Asset Strategy – Insurance and Portfolio Manager, explains why he continues to see reserve fixed income as the sweet spot for insurers and why there may be upside for equities.

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2025-07-31
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Insurance Quick Takes: One regulator's view of geopolitics’ impact on the industry

In our latest Insurance Quick Takes video, Tim Antonelli, Head of Insurance Multi-Asset Strategy and Portfolio Manager, discusses why a recent stress test from a regulator could have implications for insurers across the globe.

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2025-06-30
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Risky business: Is now the time for surplus action?

Tim Antonelli, Head of Multi-Asset Strategy – Insurance and Portfolio Manager, considers insurers' renewed interest in risk assets and offers his views on areas that may be worth a closer look.

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2025-04-30
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Emerging markets debt: resilience in the face of adversity

Our expert discusses why she is positive on the outlook for emerging markets debt, even though growth will likely slow.

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2025-01-31
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2024 Insurance Outlook: Position portfolios for the unexpected

Tim Antonelli offers two critical ideas for insurers' 2024 investment planning: doubling down on diversification and rethinking risk, including geopolitical and default risk.

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2024-12-31
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Early 2024 resolutions: Enjoy the yield but be smart with your surplus

What should insurers expect from markets as we approach the end of the year? Tim Antonelli, Head of Multi-Asset Strategy – Insurance and Portfolio Manager, offers his views and identifies areas that may be worth a closer look.

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2024-10-31
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Why sustainable food systems matter to investors

Our climate research expert explores insights from our joint work with Woodwell Climate Research Center on the pivotal relationship between food systems and biodiversity and highlights potential investment opportunities. 

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2024-09-30
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Public CRE debt — Risk, opportunity, or both?

Our experts explore the implications of the ongoing stress in the public CRE debt, or commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), space for investors and analyze risks and opportunities for ratings-constrained insurers.

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2024-09-30
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Insurance Quick Takes: Understanding the latest shifts in mortality and longevity

Tim Antonelli, Head of Multi-Asset Strategy – Insurance, discusses recent trends and patterns on mortality and longevity, why this topic is important for global insurers of all types and sizes today, and potential opportunities.

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2025-08-31
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Core fixed income: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before

Head of Multi-Asset Strategy – Insurance and Portfolio Manager Tim Antonelli updates insurers on the status of the market today, shares what he believes they can expect for the rest of the year, and identifies areas that may be worth a closer look.

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2024-07-31
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Today’s sweet spot for yield, the growing role of alts

Insurance Multi-Asset Strategist Tim Antonelli provides his latest multi-asset views for insurers, with an emphasis on the value of core fixed income in today's environment.

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2023-10-15
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Should insurers incorporate additional flexibility within their core credit allocation?

ALM and Regulatory Capital Strategist Francisco Sebastian assesses how insurers can capture tactical credit opportunities without meaningfully impacting risk levels.

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2024-03-31
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2023 Insurance Outlook: Resolve to solve with a restocked toolkit

Multi-Asset Strategist Tim Antonelli and Insurance Strategist Max Davies share four actionable ideas designed to help insurers successfully navigate 2023.

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2023-12-31
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Inflation, rates, and volatility: The best defense is a good offense

Insurance Strategist Tim Antonelli shares his latest multi-asset views for insurers, including the need to balance defensive portfolio strategies with continued income and return generation.

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2023-04-15
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Solving the duration mismatch to address Asian insurers’ interest-rate risk

Insurance Strategist Max Davies and ALM & Regulatory Capital Strategist Francisco Sebastian explain why diversifying across a varied mix of investment options is becoming increasingly important for Asia’s life insurers.

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2023-12-31
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A practical guide to addressing Asian insurers’ interest-rate risk

Insurance Strategist Max Davies and ALM & Regulatory Capital Strategist Francisco Sebastian examine how diversification may help Asia's life insurers to better manage their exposure to interest-rate risk.

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2023-11-30
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The road less traveled: An insurer’s path to investing in alternatives
Insurance Multi-Asset Strategist Tim Antonelli lays out a sturdy yet flexible framework to help global insurers navigate the alternative investments space.
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2023-09-30
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New IFRS financial reporting standards: three key investment implications for insurers
ALM and Regulatory Capital Strategist Francisco Sebastian examines the investment impact of the new IFRS reporting standards and considers three potential investment implications.
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2023-07-31
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Can credit investors turn the resumption of volatility and cycles to their advantage?
Why the new volatile market regime may offer significantly more opportunities for longer-term global credit strategies.
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2023-07-31
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New IFRS financial reporting standards: how should insurers implement the changes?
ALM and Regulatory Capital Strategist Francisco Sebastian assesses how insurance companies should implement upcoming changes to International Financial Reporting Standards to create value for their shareholders and mutual members.
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2023-07-31
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Higher inflation, rising rates: Front and center for insurers
With macro and market complications piling up through the first few months of 2022, Insurance Multi-Asset Strategist Tim Antonelli provides his investment implications for global insurers.
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2022-10-15
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