• Learning from Japan's 'lost decades'

    24 January 2013

    With much of Europe mired in a deepening recession, the parallels with Japan's 'lost decades' become ever more acute. Paul Fulcher and Teoman Kaplan explore whether European insurers can learn from their Japanese peers in how to deal with a prolonged state of stagnant economic growth and low interest rates

  • BlackRock predicts insurance asset reallocation in 2013

    24 January 2013

    Says insurers will replace banks in fixed income asset investment

  • AllianzGI to launch Europe building fund

    23 January 2013

    Will launch UK fund in Q2

  • Manulife's Rahim Hirji: shifting from hedging to growth

    23 January 2013

    Risk management is no longer about policing an insurance company, says Rahim Hirji, chief risk officer at Canada's Manulife Financial. He talks to Lorna Davies about changing regulations, market concerns and the development of the CRO

  • Rothesay Life and Vestey agree £115m bulk annuity deal

    22 January 2013

    Goldman Sachs' insurance arm wrote over £1bn of new bulk annuity business in 2012

  • Skilled people leaving banking for insurance

    21 January 2013

    Optimism and profitability also up for UK life and general insurance, PwC and CBI survey finds

  • SunGard updates Prophet with analytics and tables modules

    17 January 2013

    Developments should help insurers realise value from Solvency II

  • Aviva welcomes RPI decision

    15 January 2013

    Key measure of UK inflation was left unchanged

  • 2013: the ERM challenges ahead

    08 January 2013

    Leading consultants and CROs say getting the most out of Solvency II implementation will be a big challenge for 2013, but other aspects of ERM will reappear on the agenda, as will the necessity of keeping ERM at the heart of business. Here is a compilation of responses to the questions InsuranceERM asked experts just before Christmas