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  • US insurers grew CMBS holdings to $293bn in 2022

    13 September 2023

    The 5% uptick comes as wider commercial mortgage market faces downturn

  • CIOs to fasten seatbelts for bumpy landing as Fed spots runway

    13 September 2023

    "The Fed won't hike rates next week," former president of Kansas City Fed predicts. While asset owners are at odds on the likelihood of a recession and asset managers brace themselves for what will not be a "piece of (cheese)cake"

  • NAIC notes some insurers "aggressively" taking more risk in CLOs

    12 September 2023

    While exposure to these instruments is expected to have grown by $20bn to $30bn in 2022

  • NAIC highlights volatility and liquidity as key investment risks

    12 September 2023

    Yet doesn't foresee major changes in insurers' investment strategies

  • NAIC not worried about insurer liquidity

    12 September 2023

    Stress tests show insurers well prepared for cash crunch event

  • US soft landing by no means a given

    12 September 2023

    Thomas Hoenig outlines difficulties faced by US economy at NAIC insurance summit

  • TIAA's $2.6bn residential mortgage purchases boosted market in H1

    08 September 2023

    Overall US insurer residential mortgage volumes hit new high but at subdued growth rates

  • PGIM to manage assets for Prudential Financial reinsurance venture

    08 September 2023

    Bermudian-based Prismic Life set up with an initial $10bn annuity base

  • Nassau and Fortress form investment management partnership

    05 September 2023

    Fortress takes minority stake in Nassau, giving Nassau insurance subsidiaries access to Fortress credit strategies

  • PGIM launches carbon solutions investment fund

    05 September 2023

    New fund will target renewables, carbon capture and electrification assets