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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The role of alternatives in fixed income strategies
  • Wednesday, Mar 15, 2023

Gary Aiken, Chief Investment Officer, Concord Asset management, explains where alternatives fit into fixed income strategies for 2023.

Bank of England warns of higher bankruptcies from Solvency II changes
  • Tuesday, Mar 14, 2023

The UK government’s much lauded policy of loosening capital requirements for insurers could see more bankruptcies, say experts.

Powell: US Interest rate likely to increase
  • Thursday, Mar 09, 2023

Jerome Powell, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, spooked markets with indication of keeping interest rates high or increasing them further to battle inflation.

2022 investment results down for German, Swiss re/insurers
  • Wednesday, Mar 08, 2023

Q4 and 2022 investment results out from Allianz, Munich Re, Hannover Re, Swiss Re, and Zurich Insurance Group.

CIO view: The fixed income market in 2023
  • Wednesday, Feb 22, 2023

Aaron Diefenthaler, Chief Investment Officer, RLI Company, discusses the challenges of being a fixed income manager in 2023.

Marsh McLennan 2022 results show volatile investment income picture
  • Monday, Jan 30, 2023

Investment income down compared to Q4 2021 for global insurance giant but overall revenue for the company was up.

AJ Gallagher and Co. claw back investment income in 2022
  • Friday, Jan 27, 2023

Illinois-based brokerage nearly doubles investment income in Q4 2022 compared to same time in 2021.

Market volatility affecting Q4 2022 investments
  • Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023

Several mid-sized insurers from around the world announced preliminary Q4 results, which revealed disparate trends.

Allstate tries to balance tricky Q4 2022
  • Thursday, Jan 19, 2023

US giant Allstate announces estimated net loss between $285 million and $335 million for Q4 2022 but investment results show positivity.

Travelers: Q4 investment profits marked by cat losses
  • Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023

Major insurer announced improved Q4 results for investment portfolio.

1/1 renewals period brings headaches and uncertainty
  • Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023

2023 opens with a challenging 1/1 renewal season for the insurance industry due to pressures from global events and market conditions.