Moody's predicts "materially" lower 2020 solvency for German life firms

Effects of falling rates will outweigh cuts in policy bonuses, rating agency says


Moody's Analytics secures BNP Paribas Cardif partnership for IFRS 17

The French insurer will use RiskIntegrity


Taiwan's new death benefits rules will help stabilise insurer profits

Rating agency Moody's says regulatory changes are good news for life insurers


Major accounting changes will dominate insurers' priorities in 2020

The changes include IFRS 17 and IFRS 9, as well as LDTI and CECL changes to US GAAP


Law change to give major boost to French life firms' solvency

Profit-sharing reserves in guaranteed products will be eligible as solvency capital


CNP Assurances issues green bond at record-low coupon

Demand outstrips supply for debut green bond


CNP Assurances brings €750m green bond to market

Tier 2 debt issue will be used for sustainable investments and buildings


Moody's changes 2020 outlook for European insurers to negative

It said this reflects the growing profitability and solvency pressures insurers face


LDTI will disproportionately hurt US long-term care

Decline in investment returns and morbidity assumptions to hit LTC reserves, says Moody’s


Germany's ZZR to hit at least €100bn in 2023, says Moody's

Life companies to keep selling fixed income to feed the cash-cushion