Archive

  • German life insurers face losses if interest rates remain low

    24 October 2013

    Mismatched assets and liabilities and high guarantees leave sector vulnerable, says Moody's

  • Partnership claims largest enhanced bulk annuity deal

    25 September 2013

    Completes £22m buy-in with unnamed pension scheme

  • ILS market set to broaden in scope

    30 August 2013

    Lower spreads no barrier to market growth, says Aon Benfield Securities

  • The risks that we most worry about

    27 August 2013

    A poor economy is the biggest fear for the French, while the Chinese are most concerned about climate change and pollution. These are two of the findings from Swiss Re's global survey of risk perceptions, designed to open a dialogue about risks and how society tackles them in future. David Cole explains

  • Longevity risk transfer markets come under international scrutiny

    16 August 2013

    Joint Forum issues consultative document with eight recommendations

  • SOA plans genetically-informed risk assessment seminar

    16 August 2013

    Will look at impact of "the coming revolution" in personalised medicine on risk assessment and life underwriting

  • Lee-Carter model added to Numerix Leading Hedge

    14 August 2013

    Aimed at improving quantification of longevity risk

  • Emerging risks test re/insurers' monitoring systems

    28 June 2013

    In an ever more complex, interconnected and fast-moving world, the task of spotting the emerging risks that could have critical impacts on insurance companies is becoming harder. Christopher Cundy reports on how firms are tackling the issue

  • AIR releases pandemic flu model

    27 June 2013

    Model includes more than 18,000 simulated events

  • Generali's solvency ratio boosted by disposal of US life business

    04 June 2013

    Sale to Scor is part of capital optimisation strategy