• European lifers' liquidity risk manageable as surrender rates rise

    04 May 2023

    Fitch says sources of liquid funds and good ALM will protect sector

  • Large insurance groups' solvency budged only mildly, if spreads worsen

    26 April 2023

    Analysis by IRD backs Moody's findings on major groups' strong ratios

  • Half of European insurers' investments are rated Baa or worse, Moody's estimates

    26 April 2023

    But AT1 debt under 1% of rated underwriters' financial bond holdings

  • China industry practitioners praise CBIRC as dissolution flagged

    10 March 2023

    New set up suggests a more centralized regulatory mechanism

  • Jefferies urges AXA to sell German life back-book

    12 July 2022

    Bank praises Thomas Buberl for pivoting business model from asset risks

  • Allianz cuts average life promise by one-third since 2011

    11 July 2022

    Moody's raised outlook for group and various undertakings

  • Europe's life CIOs to trim risk-taking, predicts S&P Global Ratings

    04 July 2022

    Yields on mainstream classes now enough to satisfy some guarantees

  • South Korean insurers given capital relief in bumpy investment markets

    13 June 2022

    Paper bond losses as interest rates rise trigger solvency re-think by regulator

  • Closing comment - C-Ross Phase II takes flight

    10 May 2022

    China's insurers and regulators gear up for take-off under the country's revised regulations

  • The insurance investor's tale on ESG

    23 March 2022

    Simon Tighe came 600 years late to feature in Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th century classic, The Canterbury Tales - but his story of the eponymous re/insurer's ESG development is as engaging for David Walker