• Moody's expects re-invigorated buying of private credit by lifers as rate-cuts loom

    16 May 2024

    Ratings agency presented thorough analysis of drivers of demand by lifers for illiquids/private assets globally

  • 'Silent run-off' occurring in German life market, says Moody's

    16 May 2024

    Backbook life deals denied and abandoned, have stolen the limelight recently

  • CFOs favour stable allocations as concerns over growth persist

    16 April 2024

    Insurers say holdings of illiquid assets unlikely to change in Moody's survey

  • Moody's concerned at local-government exposures among some Chinese insurers

    26 March 2024

    Credit conditions for local government funding vehicles are "under stress", ratings agency says

  • German backbook deals and run-offs - a €150bn asset industry since 2014

    01 February 2024

    Moody's examined 14 deals, completed, pending and scuttled

  • Japanese watchdog gets 21 takers for ESG data code of conduct

    22 January 2024

    Code's founding technical committee chaired by professor Tetsuo Kitagawa of Aoyama Gakuin University

  • Life insurers to play it safe in 2024, Moody's says

    06 December 2023

    But insurers set to benefit from continuing high interest rates and booming BPA market

  • Moody's upgrades UnipolSai's outlook from "negative" to "stable"

    22 November 2023

    Change follows similar upgrade of Italian sovereign rating and reduction in exposure to Italian assets

  • European insurers' demand for illiquid assets to decline, Moody's predicts

    16 November 2023

    Agency also foresees pursuit of quality in higher interest era

  • Reinsurers to recover from unrealised losses, ratings agencies say

    06 September 2023

    Moody's puts spotlight on significant shift towards investment returns as part of reinsurers' profitability