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How are insurance companies looking at investments?

October 11, 2023

Persistent inflation and natural catastrophes are causing a more volatile insurance market, but there is some good news for insurance companies on the investment side.

Insurance companies will be looking to offset underwriting losses with investment portfolios and make the most of opportunities from current Treasury rate levels, according to Insight Investment’s head of insurance portfolio management, Kerry O’Brien (pictured).

“Given where current UST rates are, you can earn 6%-plus yields in investment grade corporate bonds,” she said.

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