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  • Sompo brands strategic equities a "Japanese governance issue", which it plans to axe

    19 February 2024

    Incoming CEO wants "nothing" of such holdings, as sell-down accelerates

  • Hong Kong regulator warns of risks of life policy-backed lending

    19 February 2024

    'Premium financing' was popular, and easier, when interest rates were low, IA notes

  • Dai-ichi Life participates in Japan climate transition bond

    16 February 2024

    Bond raises JPY 800bn ($5.3bn)

  • Investment income rockets at QBE while some underwriting misfires

    16 February 2024

    Net investment income produced 141% better result in 2023 at Australian group

  • CDPQ snaps up majority stake in Japanese solar project

    16 February 2024

    Deal is part of Canadian investor's ongoing partnership with Shizen Energy

  • IAG alternatives disgorge income to rival equity holdings in December half-year

    16 February 2024

    Australian insurer reveals devaluation of ventures fund from June to December

  • Chart of the Week: EM sustainability govvies issuance doubled in 2023

    16 February 2024

    But DM issuance still far outgrows EMs who "need it the most" - and the investment case for insurers is not obvious, a head of RI tells Insurance Asset Risk

  • Sompo to accelerate sell-down of strategic equities

    15 February 2024

    Such stakes have caught eye of regulator and politicians, recently, deputy CFO says

  • MS&AD and Tokio Marine herald higher interest income

    14 February 2024

    Japanese juggernauts reported December-quarter results today

  • MS&AD units buy world's first transition sovereign bond

    14 February 2024

    Two Japanese insurers are committing JPY 2bn