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Market Updates

Insights on Market and Economic Events

June 11, 2024

Pension Surplus Risk Index (PSRX®)

The Pension Surplus Risk Index (PSRX®) decreased 0.3% to 5.2% in May due to lower interest rate and return-seeking asset volatility.

May 1, 2024

Economic and Market Overview — May 2024

Volatility rose across markets as another hot inflation reading dimmed hopes for summer rate cuts.

April 8, 2024

Pension Risk Transfer (PRT)

NISA’s Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) Credit Risk Monitor is a market-based measure of the relative credit risk of common PRT annuity providers (“insurers”) designed to assist fiduciaries in identifying a “safest annuity available” PRT provider as required by the Department of Labor’s Interpretive Bulletin 95-1.

April 5, 2024

A Bump in the Road to Disinflation

Review the discussion (~45 min) between David Eichhorn and Stephen Douglass as they share their insights on inflation, monetary policy and foreign economic growth.