• Mortgages - safe as houses, or 'waiving' goodbye to repayment returns?

    27 July 2020

    Home loans have proved popular with Europe's insurers, to the tune of €237bn invested in 2019, but that was in the good times. As many underwriters holding them are forced to delay collecting repayments amid COVID-19, some are re-running stress tests on their portfolios, David Walker finds

  • Munich Re slows gainful investment sales for ZZR

    06 February 2019

    The mandatory interest reserve, or ZZR, obligation applies to the Ergo Lebensversicherung primary life insurance unit

  • R&V Leben tops investment performance among German life firms

    18 December 2018

    BaFin released figures for 2017