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Manulife Asset Management recruits new chief executive

Kai Sotorp joins from UBS Global Asset Management

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What do NEDs want from risk managers?

Non-executive directors are putting increasing demands on risk management teams as they try to navigate companies through a riskier world. To help smooth the relationship, two NEDs share their thoughts on what they need. Christopher Cundy reports

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China to be third largest primary insurance market by 2020

Only the US and Japan will be bigger

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US insurers cut certain ABS holdings

NAIC concerned over subprime auto and private student loan deals

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US P&C loss reserves inch higher in 2013

But possible adverse developments cloud outlook, says Conning

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Compelling case for ComFrame 'missing'

But most insurers welcome the initiative, says KPMG

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RGA takes on £1bn of Royal London's longevity risk

Relates to annuity policies arising from Co-op acquisition

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IAIS confirms delay to systemic reinsurers decision

November release aligned with other insurance and banking decisions

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Low investment returns challenge Munich Re profit target

Warning of more pressure in reinsurance

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JBA completes global flood model, pioneers wave overtopping

Global model means better consistency, says cat model developer