Prudential reports 15% drop in quarterly profits

International division earnings declined but affiliated manager PGIM hit record AuM


US insurance deal value hits $4.4bn in Q3

M&A activity remained strong with 132 deals closing in the quarter


MassMutual appoints chief actuary

Betsy Ward retains CFO role


UK view on US insurance price rise for vapers

It comes amid health concerns about vaping, which involves the use of e-cigarettes


InsureTech Connect: skill shortage at heart of AI challenge

Insurer panel cautiously optimistic on AI but talent pool and data issues remain


Prudential Financial to acquire health and life insurtech for $2.35bn

Assurance IQ will lower customer acquisition costs while giving high levels of service, insurer says


HSBC Bank UK offloads £7bn of longevity risk to Prudential Financial

Deal marks the second largest longevity swap in UK


Geneva Association adds Chinese execs to board

Four new members are all prominent insurance leaders


International capital standards: the US's chorus of disapproval

Development of the global insurance capital standard (ICS) has always been controversial. But the level of ire expressed by the US government, regulators and insurers at this week's NAIC conference was unprecedented. Sarfraz Thind reports


Prudential Financial's life and investment business drops in Q4

Operating income in asset management arm falls 20%