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Abrupt interest rate hikes could hurt insurers

Moody's spells out how a steep and rapid rise in rates may affect insurers

Government trade insurance schemes cost Coface €160m in 2021

Cost was €103m in Q4 alone, SFCR shows

CRO Forum highlights IoT risks insurers must monitor

Aside from cybersecurity risk, insurers must also consider strategic and reputational risks

Allianz plans complete exit from Russia, says CFO

While climate change poses insurability doubts for Australia

Ukraine's insurers urge regulatory "Marshall plan" to survive war

Proposals include IFRS 17 delay and softening regulatory requirements

GFIA ends Russian insurers' membership

Decision comes two months after Insurance Europe ended its partnership with Russian insurers

Ping An lends insurer's eye to Chinese ESG disclosure standards

International standards "difficult to match" with China's market

Manulife warns of 10% earnings hit from IFRS transition in 2022

CSM adoption will lead to a 20% decrease in equity, Canadian insurer says

Analysis

Hot property! Australia faces up to un-insurability threat

Record costs of recurring natural catastrophes risk turning property re/insurance in Australia into a niche product for low-risk homes, finds David Walker

Sarah Williams cultivates new risk strategy at Guardian Life

Sarah Williams found a new job and a new hobby during the pandemic. Now chief risk officer at Guardian Life - and a keen gardener - she is planning to make both flourish, as she explains Ronan McCaughey

Insurers happy with UK's Solvency II plans, but capital savings remain uncertain

The government has grabbed positive headlines with its proposals to reform Solvency II, but the industry is cautious about the how they will pan out. Cintia Cheong reports

Insurers begin long countdown to net zero

Some of the world's biggest insurers have joined the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance. Thomas Cox examines the challenges facing the insurance group, and how it can help tackle climate risk

PIC's Giles Fairhead: traditional risks are colliding with global events

Paul Walsh sits down with PIC's CRO Giles Fairhead to reflect on today's heightened risk environment, the post-pandemic work culture and two crucial regulatory reforms for the UK's pension insurers

C-Ross Phase II: risk-based capital with social characteristics

The overhaul of China's prudential rules has introduced adjustments that allow regulatory influence over how insurers underwrite and invest - with the objective of producing a social good, as David Walker reports