• "Talk to me..." US regulators tell insurers

    22 November 2023

    Why nurturing engagement between insurers and regulators is key as contentious battles hot up

  • Geopolitical and macro factors drive 17% foreign assets drop for US insurers

    15 November 2023

    Industry has had a 44% decline in foreign investments in last decade, NAIC finds

  • US insurer municipal bonds slip to third biggest bond holding

    20 October 2023

    Over half of industry muni holdings may be climate affected, NAIC says

  • Insurance Asset Risk Americas: Regulatory Risk

    18 October 2023

    Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 discuss potential regulatory changes on the horizon, and what actions insurers are taking to prepare and ready their portfolios in response.

  • US insurer CLO exposures grew to nearly $250bn in 2022

    12 October 2023

    Still only 3% of total assets, according to NAIC

  • US life insurer key IMR metric falls to 12 year low as bond sales hit

    19 September 2023

    But NAIC rule change will help insurers struggling with negative mark

  • 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