2021 Presentation: Life Insurance Industry Investments
Credit impairments and low interest rates stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic have had effects on life-annuity investments. Insurers increased allocations to mortgages from 2016 to 2020. Gross book yield decreased to 4.29% of average investable assets in 2020.
The 2021 “Life Insurance Industry Investments” presentation presents the strategic issues facing the life insurance industry and examines the industry’s asset portfolio by major asset class and by industry segments.
Life-Annuity Investment Highlights
A Closer Look at Investment Returns
Mortgages and Real Estate
Equities- Preferred Stock, Common Stock, and Schedule BA
Investment Trend Summaries
- Trends by Business Focus
- Trends by Insurer Size
- Trends by Performance Quartiles