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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2023 German insurance market: pressure on investments continues
  • Tuesday, Dec 20, 2022

Europe’s largest economy will likely take a hit from global market conditions in 2023, says a Fitch Ratings outlook for 2023.

Full steam ahead on private debt for insurers
  • Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Private debt as an asset class remains the key sector for insurance investors for 2022 – and it has no shortage of opportunities.

Changes to UK Solvency II regime full steam ahead
  • Tuesday, Nov 22, 2022

Chancellor announced plans for capital risk rations in autumn statement, which were welcomed by industry.

Regulator’s view: maintaining good relationships between regulators and insurers
  • Monday, Nov 21, 2022

Jon Godfread, North Dakota Insurance Department Commissioner, describes what can help the insurer and regulator relationship work smoothly.

Q3 negative investment results continue
  • Thursday, Nov 10, 2022

Majors and minor players alike continue to blame market conditions for falls in investment returns in Q3.

Interest rates, fixed income batter Q3 results for re/insurers investments
  • Thursday, Nov 03, 2022

More mixed Q3 results for insurers across North America and Europe with many blaming volatile market conditions.

Insurers could see ongoing investment losses
  • Monday, Oct 31, 2022

Recent spate of insurers seeing Q3 losses on their investment portfolios could continue.

Insurers see Q3 investment losses
  • Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022

Several major insurers saw disappointing Q3 investment returns, which could be part of a wider trend.

UK government U-turn: What do investors need to know?
  • Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022

The UK government has U-turned on its mini-budget that saw huge volatility in the market for funds and investors and long-lasting effects.

Munich Re stops fossil fuel investments from 2023
  • Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Effects to investment industry could be wide felt, as major reinsurer joins growing list of companies turning away from fossil fuels.

Bank of England takes action to shore up market after pound crash
  • Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Investors – including insurers - look for signs of stability after pound drops in value to US dollar following tax cut announcement.