TREASURY & FINANCE

 

With significant capital balances and tight business line margins, insurers need to ensure that they have access to liquidity, they maximise return on capital allocations, and are able to preserve cash valuations. This section offers insight from those charged with excellence in treasury, capital, liquidity, and cash management on the latest trends and market developments

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Hong Kong regulator launches consultation on Risk-Based Capital regime
  • Friday, Dec 08, 2023

The regulatory body initiated a six-week consultation period on latest changes.

Next part of Taiwan’s life insurance interest rate change phased in
  • Wednesday, Dec 06, 2023

The market, which was rated bearish earlier this year, is now expected to see more growth due to changes, with rollout cautiously phased in.

Higher-for-longer new norm for French insurance investment
  • Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023

Investment strength set to continue in 2024 in French insurance sector, as other volatility will ease.

Where should insurers look for investment opportunities?
  • Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023

Ricky Varaden from Legal & General Capital, and Angel Kansagra from Lloyd’s, discuss what portfolio management needs in order to be effective in today’s market and where opportunity lies.

UK Autumn Statement sees promise of £11 billion tax cut to fuel investment
  • Wednesday, Nov 22, 2023

Investors could see increase in business investment of £20 billion a year as Jeremy Hunt announces changes to business tax in Autumn Statement.

Investment returns helping drive improved insurance outlook
  • Monday, Nov 20, 2023

Swiss Re Sigma report says better investment is proving more profitable for the industry but market issues remain.

The UK’s biggest insurer posts positive numbers
  • Monday, Nov 20, 2023

Aviva, which was at centre of rumours about a takeover bid, posts 13% rise in premiums for Q3 2023.

What were Euro insurers Q3 results?
  • Monday, Nov 13, 2023

Some of Europe’s biggest re/insurers have released their Q3 results, revealing that NAT CATs hammered underwriting but investment returns were bullish.

What are mid-sized US insurers Q3 results?
  • Wednesday, Nov 01, 2023

Fixed income returns bounced back for some US insurers in Q3 results, but market confidence still down compared to pre-inflation event levels.

US insurers' Q3 results roll in
  • Thursday, Oct 26, 2023

The usual early announcers have begun releasing Q3 results, revealing a continuation of NAT CAT underwriting losses and fixed income issues for investment returns.

Profits dip for many big European insurers
  • Wednesday, Oct 25, 2023

New paper shows profits dipped in 2022 for many of the top 30 insurers, with investment returns diverging from underwriting profits.