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The LLMA's new indices promise a more tradable market in longevity risk, with greater appeal to investors, according to market players. But the market remains stuck in a "chicken and egg" situation on liquidity. Lorna Davies reports
But there will probably be a long transition, says LCP
Securitisations, hedge funds, real estate and private equity are not favoured assets based on Solvency II capital charges, but derivatives may offer insurers some flexibility, as Safraz Thind explains
Solvency II is driving changes in the way insurers manage their assets, with equities looking likely suffer. But how big an impact on asset allocation overall will there be? Sarfraz Thind looks at the implications for bonds and equities. A subsequent article will cover other investment classes
NAPF figures on DB schemes "unhelpful"
As European leaders attempt to stem the growing sovereign debt crisis, Michael Faulkner reports on the threat to insurers of a default by Italy or Spain.
With Solvency II looming large on the horizon, insurers are taking a hard look at the capital efficiency of their businesses and are likely to dispose of portfolios that don't meet the grade.
Solvency II's approach to valuing assets and liabilities presents additional challenges for insurers in managing the volatility this creates. Michael Faulkner reports.