Rising interest rates unlikely to deter life back-book sellers, says Moody's

Jefferies urging Axa to consider German legacy life book sale


Allianz's average life guarantee falls one-third since 2011

Moody's says Structured Alpha hedge funds costs are "digested," and raises group's outlook


Systemic risk warnings put Sifi regulation back in play

Macro risks are piling up for insurers, prompting US regulators and lawmakers to suggest bringing back the "systemically important financial institution" designation. Sarfraz Thind reports


Chinese life solvency falls in Q1 despite use of transitional rules

Sales to weaken in 2022 as pandemic lockdowns persist


Abrupt interest rate hikes could hurt insurers

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


Climate risk modelling in the Orsa: survey deadline extended

Life insurers invited to participate in study


Cat risk modeller RMS appoints Michael Steel as general manager

The former CRO's appointment follows Moody's acquisition of RMS last year


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


Russia prohibits any reinsurance to UK, US and EU

It is a countermove to the slew of sanctions taken against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine