• FCA dices with actuaries in annuity profits probe

    14 February 2014

    The UK's Financial Conduct Authority wants to make the annuity markets more competitive, but tackling excess profitability and price differentiation may be a bigger challenge than it thinks. Christopher Cundy reports

  • 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