Insurers’ investment strategies are constantly evolving in response to, as well as in anticipation of, market, economic, and own organisational changes. Here we provide insight and analysis into the views of market participants and influencers on the latest developments taking place globally and how they have impacted asset allocation, investment, and trading decision-making.

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Regulator’s View: TDCI Commissioner Carter Lawrence on the dangers of poor investment strategy
  • Monday, Feb 05, 2024

Carter Lawrence, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI), shares his thoughts on how defined investment guidelines can pose less risk and help insurers grow.

Sustainability charter launched for Bulk Purchase Annuities
  • Wednesday, Jan 31, 2024

Nearly two dozen financial services companies sign on to charter for reporting and engagement processes.

What is the outlook for greater investment in illiquid assets?
  • Monday, Jan 29, 2024

Mike Chappell, Head of Illiquid Asset Portfolio, Phoenix Group, gives his views on the advent of pension innovations as well as insurance solvency reforms. 

Royal London Asset Management- Insurance Investment Outlook 2024
  • Monday, Jan 29, 2024

Amid geopolitical tension and market uncertainty, Royal London Asset Management evaluates risks and opportunities for insurance investors in diverse asset classes.

Energy Innovation - The Investment Case for “Leapfrogging” in Emerging Markets
  • Tuesday, Jan 23, 2024

Developing countries and emerging markets often have trouble rolling out services, from electricity rollout to internet connectivity, especially in remote areas.

What are the risks around deadlines when transitioning towards net zero?
  • Tuesday, Jan 23, 2024

Anand Rajagopal, Private Markets Sustainability Lead, Phoenix Group, discusses how to balance innovative approaches to net-zero targets that meet deadlines.

How to achieve optimal portfolio oversight, insight, and governance for investors
  • Monday, Jan 22, 2024

Erik Vynckier, Investment Committee Chair, Foresters Friendly Society, shares his thoughts on scenario testing in private markets and where to look for investment opportunities in 2024.

Regulator’s view: Earlier due diligence is critical for riskier investments
  • Monday, Jan 15, 2024

Commissioner DJ Bettencourt and Douglas Bartlett, Director of Financial Regulation, New Hampshire Insurance Department, share their thoughts on regulatory due diligence for investments.

What are the investment themes to watch in 2024?
  • Wednesday, Jan 03, 2024

As 2024 kicks off, we look at the new year’s biggest trends – including inflation, geopolitical tensions, and where investment decisions for insurers are heading.

What market trends are affecting portfolio diversification?
  • Tuesday, Jan 02, 2024

Grigory Spivak, Asset Strategy & ALM, Global Funded Solutions, Pacific Life Re, discusses the factors that are impacting his firm's diversification strategy.

Out with 2023, in with 2024
  • Wednesday, Dec 27, 2023

Thank you for your continued readership; we look forward to welcoming you back to the site in the new year with more articles, interviews, and commentary.

What were our 10 most read articles in 2023?
  • Tuesday, Dec 19, 2023

We present our most popular articles – check which ones you missed and find out what topics the industry cared most about.

Key investment themes 2024: Views from around the Generali Investments ecosystem
  • Tuesday, Dec 19, 2023

Read the latest views from the specialist AM firms across the Generali Investments ecosystem as they look ahead to the risks and opportunities that 2024 may present.

2024 Insurance Investment Outlook: will Solvency II reforms leave more room for diversification?
  • Monday, Dec 18, 2023

2024 could be a game-changing year for the insurance market, as both UK and EU regulators aim to progress Solvency II reforms. What might this mean for insurance asset allocations?

2024 Insurance Outlook: Position portfolios for the unexpected
  • Monday, Dec 18, 2023

Wellington Management’s 2024 Insurance Outlook offers two critical ideas for insurers' 2024 investment planning: doubling down on diversification and rethinking risk.