RISK

 

Investment and asset risk management, along with liability modelling related to investment activity, is unique for insurers, underpinned as it is by stringent regulatory regimes, demanding portfolio risk policies, evolving reporting procedures, and analytical solutions. Here we provide insight and expert perspectives on how those responsible for asset risk management and liability modelling are meeting existing and emerging demands on their organisations

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Pension risk transfer market continues to boom – but for how long?
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024

As interest rates could start falling, the recent boom in pension risk transfers could be casualty of the market change.

Are population demographics a key risk factor for investors?
  • Monday, May 20, 2024

As more data emerges on changing populations, there is the risk that shrinking birth numbers in the developed world indicate a host of wider issues.

What are the risks investors are watching in H2 2024?
  • Wednesday, May 08, 2024

At Insurance Investor Live | Spring 2024, industry figures from Wawanesa Mutual, United Fire Group, TIAA, and The Auto Club Group gave their views on current market risks – and what is next on the...

What stress-testing factors should insurance investors be looking at?
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024

Amit Agrawal, Head of Fixed Income, AXA XL, gives his views for the next five years and the investment environment - where should insurers be paying attention?

European insurers’ returns “have peaked”
  • Tuesday, Apr 09, 2024

A new report said insurers in Europe had passed their peak profitability and highlighted risk of climate inaction.

How are investors adapting to lengthened macroeconomic volatility?
  • Wednesday, Apr 03, 2024

Mahir Rasheed, Vice President, Senior Economist, Swiss Re, discusses the wider US economic situation in 2024: what is going well, and what investors should keep their eyes on.

Insurers still worried about potential US recession
  • Tuesday, Apr 02, 2024

A new survey of insurance investment showed continued concern about US slowdown and recession despite threats from volatility waning.

Which assets are likely to be most and least resilient in 2024?
  • Thursday, Mar 28, 2024

Macroeconomic, regulatory, and geopolitical forces are likely to cause strategic changes in asset management strategies this year, said a panel at Private Markets Investor | Europe.

Globalisation is on the way out – what does this mean for investors?
  • Friday, Mar 15, 2024

A new political risk report highlighted a deglobalisation trend amongst economies and how it feeds into increasing risks.

Are insurers changing how they manage risk exposure?
  • Tuesday, Mar 12, 2024

Amit Agrawal, Head of Fixed Income, AXA XL, and Sean Barnes, VP of Finance, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Investment Officer, United Educators, discuss the current biggest risks in an insurer's p...

How should insurers position themselves to tackle future risks?
  • Thursday, Feb 29, 2024

Pooja Rahman, Chief Risk Officer, Transamerica, gives her views on the major risks impacting insurers and how should they be looking to work in this environment.