Moody's affirms Brexit readiness, transitional deal or not

Rating agency ready for UK authorisation under new regime


Aegon issues first Solvency II-compliant debt

$800m of tier 2 notes listed in New York


Irma's Florida track a worry for ILS investors

Insurers are emphasising their resilience and readiness ahead of expected hit on Florida


Lloyd's closes £300m tier 2 bond

Final pricing: 10-year gilts plus 330 basis points


Insurers to increase financial leverage in 2017 say rating agencies

Deleveraging trend bottoming out amid continued low rates


Agenda 2017 part 1: Insurers prepare for another volatile year

Brexit, Solvency II look-through disclosures, SFCR reports, the Treasury Select Committee inquiry into Solvency II and the fallout from the Eiopa stress tests all present a daunting year ahead for insurance risk managers. Callum Tanner reports


Trio of German life insurers cut rates on policies

Allianz, Ergo and Axa take knife to policy guarantees amid ultra-low rates


Brexit may not benefit Irish market

S&P warns Dublin's strength largely down to proximity to London


Credit downgrades raise strategic questions for insurers

Investors are questioning the impact of credit downgrades on insurers' Solvency II balance sheets. Hugo Coelho investigates how firms are gauging this risk and why they resist putting a figure on it


CCR plans 1 January start for open market reinsurer

French state-backed reinsurer splits public and private business