Pension Funded Status Tracker May 2021
The funded status of the average U.S. corporate defined benefit pension plan improved 95.2% to 95.9% funded during May 2021.
FHLB for Insurers: A Source of Incremental Income in a Time of Lower Yields
The Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) could be a valuable resource for insurers as its borrowing programs may help enhance profitability, balance-sheet strength and financial stability.
Empowering Financial Decision-Making for Executives
Conning explains our holistic approach in developing a customized strategic asset allocation for each client, creating an investment strategy that complements a client’s overall business.
Pension Risk Transfer Market Heats Up
Scott Hawkins and Sean Kurian discuss the forces driving the momentum in pension risk transfers in this Pension Insights paper.
Pension Funded Status Tracker April 2021
The funded status of the average U.S. corporate defined benefit pension plan improved by 1% from 96% to 97% funded, between the beginning and end of April 2021.
Conning's 2021 State of the States Report
Conning’s State of the States report is an annual ranking of each of the 50 U.S. states by credit quality assembled by our municipal bond analysts.
The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Global Evolution’s Research
Ole Jorgensen, Director of Research for Global Evolution, discusses how the firm is using artificial intelligence to provide deeper insights into its analysis of emerging market credit opportunities.
ESG: Moving from Confusion to Clarity
Terence Martin, a director in Conning’s Insurance Research group, examines the state of ESG for insurers and the challenge in establishing measurable goals.
Pension Funded Status Tracker March 2021
The funded status of the average U.S. corporate defined benefit pension plan improved by 3% from 93% to 96% funded, between the beginning and end of March 2021.
Optimizing Investment Returns
Mark Saunders and Alexey Botvinnik, directors in Conning’s Risk Solutions group, explore the opportunities available to insurers to improve their asset allocations through a more holistic approach to applying strategic asset allocation.