Athene reinsures Jackson's $27.6bn annuity portfolio and invests in Prudential's US operation

The deal will give Athene 11.1% of Prudential plc's US business


Covid-19 brings systemic risk focus to actuarial work

The Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation warns interconnectedness heightens the risk


Asset risk far greater than underwriting risk, say US CROs

Predictions of $30bn Covid-19 underwriting losses likely to be dwarfed by asset hit


How Covid-19 is changing the UK's prudential supervision

At a recent webinar organised by the Association of British Insurers, experts discussed what Covid-19 and Brexit might mean for the future direction of UK prudential regulation. Cintia Cheong reports


Hong Kong sales rose in Q1, though pandemic effects evident

Sales to mainland visitors suffer 27% quarterly drop


Profits at Australian insurers nosedive on Covid-19 and natcats

Q1 underwriting losses hits A$991m


PRA postpones UK insurance and climate stress tests

The regulator cited pressure on firms due to the Covid-19 pandemic


Prudential Financial reports Q1 loss of $271m

Includes $698m pre-tax investment losses


UK regulators respond to parliament's Covid-19 insurance questions

The possibility of a pandemic risk pool, alleged unfair treatment to customers and the current solvency situation of insurers were among the topics that MPs posed to the UK's top regulators in a grilling at the Treasury Committee. Paul Walsh reports