Investment

  • Swiss Re explains how China's life insurers can avoid "Japanification"

    21 June 2024

    Chinese firms are facing a plunge in investment yields

  • IMF urges Dutch regulator to improve scrutiny of life insurers

    20 June 2024

    High exposures to mortgage loans requires more stress testing

  • Zurich enters India with acquisition of stake in Kotak

    19 June 2024

    Swiss insurer Zurich has acquired a 70% stake in Indian general insurer Kotak Mahindra for $670m

  • NAIC's RBC letters unveil divide between traditional and PE-insurers

    19 June 2024

    Sides taken in structured security proposals highlight competitive concerns in US insurance market

  • Insurer-asset management convergence set to grow, says Swiss Re

    17 June 2024

    Intense competition between PE and traditional insurers for assets as interest rates set to remain structurally higher

  • Banning IBIP commissions in UK not as "catastrophic" as feared

    17 June 2024

    Risk consultant says ban increased qualification requirements in UK as Europe mulls its own change

  • Comment: Labour and Conservative manifestos are out. What's in it for insurers?

    13 June 2024

    The Labour and Conservative manifestos have been unveiled, outlining their respective visions for the UK.

  • Don't create a "bureaucratic monster," insurers warn as European Council outlines RIS stance

    13 June 2024

    Insurance Europe stressed the RIS must uphold promise to make investment easier

  • Liquidity management poll reveals reinsurance recoverable uncertainties

    12 June 2024

    Liquidity management strategies were discussed at Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2024 event this week

  • L&G slims down to three divisions

    12 June 2024

    CEO António Simões announces strategy for "simpler, more synergistic and capital light" group

  • Luxembourg's life insurers easily survive IMF's lapse rate stress test

    10 June 2024

    Sector has ample access to cash, liquid assets and reinsurance

  • Matching adjustment loosened in finalised Solvency UK rules

    06 June 2024

    Prudential Regulation Authority responds to stakeholder criticisms

  • Nine insurance associations file lawsuit against DoL fiduciary rule

    31 May 2024

    The trade bodies criticise "arbitrary and capricious" ruling which will harm consumer choice on income and annuity products

  • Insurers facing increased exposure to liquidity risk

    30 May 2024

    Supervisory frameworks on liquidity risk in the insurance sector lagging those in other sectors, Morningstar DBRS finds

  • Japan's Anshin Life seals asset intensive reinsurance deal with Pacific Life Re

    29 May 2024

    InsuranceERM will host a webinar on asset intensive reinsurance on 11 June at 3pm