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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The difficulty with hedging against interest rate rises
  • Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

As monetary policies return to normal, insurance companies must plan for higher interest rates.

What long-term opportunities arise from short-term uncertainty and volatility
  • Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

Jérôme Jean Haegeli, Group Chief Economist & MD, Swiss Re explores where we are in the market cycle.

Asset allocation in a post-Solvency II world
  • Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Industry experts discuss how diversification and asset allocation have changed in response to Solvency II.

Why political uncertainty means that investors are having to prepare for the worst
  • Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Fabrice Montagne, Chief UK and Senior European Economist, Barclays, discusses the biggest political risks facing insurers.

The risks operating in a low interest rate environment
  • Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Jakob Carlsson, Chief Financial Officer at Lansforsakringar, discusses the impacts of consistently low interest rates on insurance investing.

How to avoid concentration risk in times of political uncertainty
  • Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Alan Sheppard, Head of Insurance Policy at the Bank of England examines how insurers can evaluate and manage risks.

How can private capital solve economic issues
  • Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Jeffrey Franks, Director of the IMF Europe Office looks at how financial markets can help deal with geopolitical risks.

The dangers facing financial institutions – an interview with the IMF
  • Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Jeffrey Franks, Director of the IMF Europe Office discusses the problems with geopolitical risk and how ageing economies could spell fiscal trouble for the UK and US.

Why CIOs are shifting towards private markets investing
  • Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

Three Chief Investment Officers give their views on how decreasing IPOs and a shift towards private markets is changing their investment strategies.

How insurers are making sure asset management strategies are fit for purpose
  • Thursday, Aug 08, 2019

Two experts explain how insurance firms can make sure they choose the most effective investment objectives.

How insurers can find yield in a low interest rate environment
  • Thursday, Aug 08, 2019

Figures from Zurich and Gjensidige explain how they diversified investment risk to meet the challenges of a low yield economic environment.