Motor claims inflation in UK "worse than initially feared"

Further rate increases above claims inflation are required, says Jefferies


Solvency II ratios unlikely to be boosted by equity markets rise

Symmetric adjustment will come into play, says Jefferies


Allianz non-life unit shrugs off claims inflation with record Q3 profits

COR improves, but just misses market consensus


Legal & General's risk management comes under fire in UK financial crisis

Jefferies suggests LGIM is likely to lose clients as a result of LDI action


Life back-book consolidators shrug off threat from rising rates

Rising interest rates are unlikely to stop life insurers from selling their legacy liabilities to consolidators, as many other incentives for doing deals remain. David Walker reports


Axa reworked entire German life portfolio ahead of Athora sale

Axa Deutschland's SFCR said partial guarantees now "the new market standard"


Direct Line cancels share buyback as inflation worries mount

UK motor insurer's solvency drops 26pp in six months


Axa inks €660m deal with Athora for €16bn German life book sale

Deferred annuities and endowments had average guarantee of 3.2%


Rising interest rates unlikely to deter life back-book sellers, says Moody's

Jefferies urging Axa to consider German legacy life book sale


Allianz's average life guarantee falls one-third since 2011

Moody's says Structured Alpha hedge funds costs are "digested," and raises group's outlook