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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Travelers: Fixed income returns fail to offset profit slump
  • Thursday, Jul 20, 2023

Insurer sees high fixed income yield, yet it fails to offset doubling of catastrophe losses.

FCA delays disclosure and investment labelling rules
  • Tuesday, Jul 18, 2023

The Financial Conduct Authority postponed full announcement of UK’s flagship Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment labels.

Defined contribution reforms incoming, promises UK government
  • Tuesday, Jul 11, 2023

Jeremy Hunt makes the pilgrimage to the City, promising to ‘unlock’ pension cash to battle cost-of-living and reinvest in the UK.

CEO view: What are the long-term capital risks?
  • Monday, Jul 03, 2023

Mary O’Connor, CEO, Howden CAP, explains the trends in long-term capital risk that insurers are seeing in the current uncertain market.

Solvency changes on the horizon for developing Indonesian market
  • Wednesday, Jun 21, 2023

Country’s regulator proposes changes to investment rules, which could help solvency in the well-performing but underdeveloped market.

Regulator’s view: Insolvency is always the number one concern
  • Monday, Jun 19, 2023

Scott Kipper, Commissioner, Nevada Division of Insurance, talks insolvency concerns and maintaining relationships with insurers.

How Strategic Asset Allocation can improve solvency
  • Monday, May 15, 2023

Mark Saunders, Director of Risk Solutions, Conning, explains Strategic Asset Allocation, why it’s essential, and the future of the tool for insurers.

Investments could provide results boon for smaller insurers
  • Friday, May 12, 2023

Smaller market players reported worse results than their larger counterparts for Q1 2023 earnings, but saw strong investment income.

US insurers see profitable Q1
  • Thursday, May 11, 2023

Large US insurers returned to profitability in Q1 2023 after recent losses, with an optimistic view of the US economy.

CEO view: How to enhance capital efficiency
  • Monday, May 01, 2023

Mary O’Connor, CEO, Howden CAP, shares her views on capital efficiency trends for investors at insurance companies – and how key issues can be mitigated.

M&A activity resurgent for insurers
  • Thursday, Apr 20, 2023

Re/insurance space ramps up M&A activity as new trends emerge after the pandemic.