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Analysis

Insurers rank their most dangerous risks for 2019

Dave Ingram and Mark Mennemeyer discuss the results of their poll on which risks are considered most dangerous to insurers

Tunaru report into equity-release mortgages may be good news for insurers

Radu Tunaru's research into how to value the no-negative equity guarantee contained within equity-release mortgages is sparking more debate about this major issue for UK life insurers. Christopher Cundy reports on the finding

Commission reveals scope of Solvency II reforms in 2020 advice request

In its request for technical advice from Eiopa, the European Commission has given its strongest indication yet about where it might take Solvency II. Christopher Cundy shares his thoughts

The unstoppable rise of insurtech in China

Technology is driving growth in China's insurance markets, particularly among millennials, and investors remain keen to back insurtech firms despite continuing losses and potential regulatory challenges. Siyi Liu reports

MPs grill Rule and Woods on equity release, ethics and Brexit

The UK parliament's house Treasury Committee yesterday questioned Bank of England chiefs Sam Woods and David Rule on a host of issues, including diversity, management ethics, Brexit - and insurers' treatment of equity-release mortgages. Ronan McCaughey and Christopher Cundy report

Capital models: run, review, repeat

Recent surveys by consultancies Willis Towers Watson and PwC have revealed how UK life insurers have revised their approach to capital modelling. Christopher Cundy reports on some of the highlights