Archive

  • Hannover Re warns of more Covid-19 losses this year

    10 March 2022

    Jean-Jacques Henchoz expects further impact from the pandemic in life and health reinsurance

  • Mortality rates in England and Wales improve, but remain higher than pre-pandemic levels

    09 March 2022

    Life expectancies for 65-year-olds were two weeks lower in 2021 than in 2020

  • UK Solvency II reforms could boost bulk annuities market

    25 February 2022

    LCP partner Charlie Finch explains how changes to the rules could impact the de-risking market

  • NN targets further optimisation of life back books

    17 February 2022

    Chief executive David Knibbe said integrating back books into one platform is critical

  • "Simple solutions" exist to fix Solvency II risk margin

    11 February 2022

    PwC paper suggests alternatives to proposals from the Prudential Regulation Authority

  • Aegon carries on hedging to tame earnings volatility

    09 February 2022

    Analysts query plans to offload US variable annuity book

  • US earnings season likely to show significant mortality rise

    01 February 2022

    Deaths not entirely explained by Covid, says AM Best director

  • US life insurance grew at unprecedented rate in 2021

    20 January 2022

    Post-Covid life sales up 18% growth while annuities also thrive, says S&P

  • Legacy life books: targeted approaches to de-risking and optimisation

    17 January 2022

    In the second of two articles, Luca Tres reviews how a targeted risk transfer strategy can help life insurers better manage their legacy books - and looks to the future of legacy life de-risking

  • Exceptional mortality for the first time in over 50 years

    14 January 2022

    Cobus Daneel at the UK's Continuous Mortality Investigation explains why