Greek debt exchange won't lead to insurance downgrades

Some French insurers are an exception, according to Fitch


Market hardening for reinsurance renewals

"Significant tightening" ahead for reserving cycle, says Guy Carpenter


Concern grows over UK non-life reserve adequacy

Sector is struggling in economic environment, says AM Best


Sovereign debt crisis has limited impact on insurers

Moody's says direct exposures are modest


Inflation threatens US P&C insurers

They're sensitive to unexpected changes in inflation, says Moody's


Eurozone insurers insulated from debt crisis

Report finds firms have reduced their exposure to potential default


Rates challenge for UK pension funds and US insurers

Monetary easing in both markets will lower returns


Rating agencies still big influence on capital and ERM policies

Aon Benfield highlights agencies' growing role in Asia


US insurers worry about capital if US debt deal not completed

Lack of market liquidity and stock market volatility are other concerns, Towers Watson survey finds


Lloyd's insurers need to rethink their investment strategies

Despite contributing more than half the bottom-line profits, investments have always been the poor relation within syndicates compared to underwriting. However, with asset yields lower and regulations becoming stricter, that may need to change, says Yasheen Rajan