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  • US insurers increase bond exposure by 11% in four years

    07 June 2016

    With a slight decrease in stocks holdings in 2015, according to the NAIC

  • Insurers need change in mindset to embrace ETFs fully

    29 October 2015

    The attraction of exchange-traded funds to insurance investors is increasing but further growth may be slowed by regulatory worries and resistance from proponents of an active approach to portfolio management. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • BlackRock given NAIC modelling role

    18 August 2015

    Contract covers CMBS and RMBS

  • Only 5% of US insurers use derivatives

    10 August 2015

    Largest firms dominate NAIC figures

  • NAIC claims modest oil shock for US insurers

    02 March 2015

    Drop in oil price will have little effect on investment portfolios

  • NAIC seeks modellers for CMBS and RMBS investments

    12 February 2015

    Third party vendors first used by association five years ago

  • US insurers increase derivatives exposure to $1.9trn

    16 July 2014

    Primary use for hedging, investment on the rise, says NAIC

  • LEI codes problematic for insurers

    02 July 2014

    Issues likely to arise when sourcing codes from counterparties in private equity and derivatives

  • US insurers increase exposure to CLOs

    05 June 2014

    Diversification prompted by attractive yields and Volcker rule