Will UK insurers invest in the economy after Solvency II capital release?

Lawyer questions whether regulators should force insurers to allocate capital for "productive finance"


Fitch warns of deteriorating outlook for French P&C sector

Climate change is expected to cause more severe and frequent losses in 2023


Moody's warns of significant deterioration in life firms' equity

Increasing interest rates will lead to profound changes in insurers' financials, Moody's said


NN addresses solvency volatility from Dutch mortgage spreads

Valuation changes or internal model mechanisms are being considered


Aviva's group CRO exits, interim appointed

The insurer's group enterprise risk director has also departed


Aegon drops plan to reinsure US variable annuity portfolio

Dutch group also completes internal reinsurance transaction for Transamerica Life Bermuda


Greater need for insurer climate risk capital, says Scor CEO

Laurent Rousseau said regulators had started to become much more focused on the issue


Direct Line sees motor claims inflation running at 10%

UK court delays are slowing release of prior-year reserves


Korean life insurers delay perpetual bond calls

Country's life industry also facing liquidity crunch as policyholders lapse


Don't call in cheap debt, regulator warns insurers

Widening credit spreads means insurers' new issuance is more expensive