STRATEGY

 

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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The Brexit effect - which asset classes are most at risk from political upheaval?
  • Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

How Brexit is impacting some of the most popular asset classes among insurance investors?

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.

How technology is improving operational efficiency
  • Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

Evan Fire, Chief Information & Operations Officer, Pzena Investment Management explains why data management is a threat to operational efficiency.

How insurance asset management is responding to consolidation and competition
  • Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

Naïm Abou-Jaoudé explores how the insurance asset management industry is responding to macro conditions.

What historically high cash reserves mean for insurers
  • Monday, Sep 16, 2019

Nicholas Gartside, Chief Investment Officer for Munich Re, discusses how insurers are managing and utilising excess capital.

How to tell if ESG is fully integrated into a fixed income investment strategy
  • Friday, Sep 13, 2019

Honor Fell, Head of Responsible Investment with Redington explains how the consultancy rates managers when it comes to ESG.

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.

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.

Data integrity - the key to operational efficiency and automation
  • Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Linda Mastrobattisto, Chief Data Officer, Conning, explains how third-party fund managers are adapting to a globalised world and maintaining data integrity.

How insurers can get investment outsourcing right
  • Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Atanas Christev, Head of Investment, Direct Line talks about when outsourcing investments is the right strategy for insurers.

Why insurers are turning to alternative assets in a hunt for yield
  • Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Ruth Farrugia, Head of EMEA Portfolio Management, MetLife explains why a low yield environment has seen a growing interest in alternatives.

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.

Promoting a sustainable future – why the regulator is stepping up on climate change
  • Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Alan Sheppard from the Bank of England explains how the Prudential Regulatory Authority will encourage sustainable investment behaviour.

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.

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.