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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What are the macro issues insurers need to watch in 2024?
  • Monday, Nov 06, 2023

Thomas Holzheu, Chief Economist, Americas, Swiss Re, looks at the state of play heading into 2024 for the Fed, geopolitics, the economy, and more.

ESG Investment Leader Awards 2023 - FULL LIST OF WINNERS
  • Friday, Nov 03, 2023

The full list of winners of the ESG Investment Leader Awards were revealed in an intimate ceremony last night.

Lapse risk increases European insurers’ capital fears
  • Friday, Sep 29, 2023

A growing number of insurers have sought reinsurance to manage lapse risk and protect their portfolios and bottom line.

"Boring" robots key for investors as populations change
  • Thursday, Sep 28, 2023

Pandemonium around flashy tech masks other investments as populations change, said James Pomeroy, Global Economist at HSBC.

As UK economy 'flatlines', opportunities for local growth emerge
  • Wednesday, Sep 20, 2023

Investors and economy will benefit from long-term UK infrastructure allocation, says Sir Howard Davies, Chairperson of NatWest Group.

Changes to China’s capital rules could benefit investors come 2024
  • Monday, Sep 18, 2023

The revision to China’s capital rules will benefit regional insurers; investment teams also stand to gain.

Rising bond yields kick off H2, soothing some investor worries
  • Wednesday, Sep 06, 2023

Portfolios saw rocky 2022, battered by rising inflation and interest rate hikes; H2 2023 promises to be different.

How tenable is investment in nuclear energy?
  • Thursday, Aug 17, 2023

What is the viability of nuclear energy for investment teams? Especially amidst increasing risks and reputational headaches.

The LDI crisis one year on: What comes next?
  • Monday, Jul 31, 2023

Andrew Bailey, Director of Financial Risk, Just Group plc, discusses market fallout from the UK’s infamous 2022 mini-budget.

Insurers: ESG polarisation "misses the point"
  • Wednesday, Jul 26, 2023

As politicisation of ESG frameworks in the US makes headlines, Midwest-based insurers say the discussion is misguided and stale.

How should investment teams mitigate risks?
  • Monday, Jul 24, 2023

Ashish Dafria, Chief Investment Officer, Aviva, looks at rising to the inflation and interest rate challenges in 2024.