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  • Japan's lifers widened positive investment spread 4% last reporting year

    06 June 2024

    Sector built on super-long JGB holdings to cut rates risk ahead of new rules

  • Alt IM-backed insurers take more investment risk, Fitch says

    31 May 2024

    In analysis that also finds advantages for insurers partnered with an Alt IM

  • US lifers to withstand CML losses and downgrades, Fitch says

    20 May 2024

    Despite "immense pressure" on CMLs, particularly offices

  • Euro lifers' Solvency II ratios solid despite likely ECB rate cuts, Fitch says

    13 May 2024

    Agency forecasts cuts to 3.8% by end-2024 and 3.0% by end-2025

  • Comment - Insurance regulators confront crypto currencies

    02 May 2024

    Pronouncements by watchdogs about digital tenders seem to be softening, though not warming, to the asset class

  • BMA regulatory reforms get thumbs up from Fitch

    01 May 2024

    Agency says changes support insurer credit profiles, while cautioning against regulatory arbitrage

  • Chinese life investment yields in 2023 revealed

    30 April 2024

    Fitch welcomes cooling in major firms' investment return assumptions

  • Impairment issues in CRE not a rating worry for Korean insurers, Fitch says

    23 April 2024

    Revealing CRE overseas exposure of Korean insurers

  • Fitch Ratings predicts UK bulk annuity transaction volumes will pass £60bn in 2024

    18 April 2024

    After reaching highest ever levels of almost £50bn in 2023

  • US lifers' ratings likely safe from CRE losses, Fitch says

    29 March 2024

    Despite "material exposure" higher than European insurance sector's