Rising credit risk in US life insurers' investment portfolios: caution!

With interest rates remaining low, US life insurers have been seeking higher yields and as such, have increased their exposure to credit risk. The sector remains well capitalised but, with the risk of downturn rising, vulnerable to investment portfolio deterioration.

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Economic insights Rising credit risk in US life insurers' investment portfolios: caution!

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