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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What can investors expect from US monetary and fiscal policy in 2024?
  • Monday, Oct 23, 2023

Thomas Hoenig, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, explores what investors need to consider.

Indonesia non-life market rated negative despite buoyant economy
  • Thursday, Oct 12, 2023

Despite limited volatility resulting from global economic shocks, Indonesia still rated as negative in insurance outlook.

Prudential Regulation Authority publishes Solvency II update
  • Wednesday, Oct 04, 2023

The new PRA consultation paper focuses on Solvency II reforms largely welcomed by the industry.

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.

Regulator’s view: How to build a strong market in a natural disaster-prone area
  • Monday, Sep 25, 2023

Jim Donelon, Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Insurance, shares his views on the insurance market from the US’s most hurricane-hit state.

Brit CEO: Prudent risk selection “paramount” in current market
  • Monday, Sep 18, 2023

Brit reported positive investment results, but warns pain could still lie ahead due to ongoing macroeconomic conditions.

South Korea insurance investment sector changes rapidly under IFRS 17
  • Thursday, Sep 14, 2023

New IFRS 17 and K-ICS rules in South Korea have changed the way local insurers are weighing up their investment portfolios.

Lloyd’s investment performance for H1 2023 rebounds
  • Monday, Sep 11, 2023

The marketplace bounces back after a difficult 2022 with strong investment performance despite macro volatility biting at its heels.

Investment yield bounces back in H1 2023 after volatile 2022
  • Thursday, Sep 07, 2023

New report ahead of Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous shows reinsurers’ investment yields far higher than same period a year ago.

Europe’s biggest reinsurers see mixed investment trends
  • Tuesday, Sep 05, 2023

Four of Europe's largest reinsurers see a volatile five-year average of their net investment ratios, amongst other financial data.

Fixed income losses tank investment results
  • Friday, Sep 01, 2023

Reinsurers hit by poorly performing investment portfolios as underwriting set to drive profit in 2023.