• European insurers' face fixed-income devaluation of €500bn, says S&P

    23 November 2023

    Soaring interest rates mean pull to par could take over a decade

  • TIAA's $2.6bn residential mortgage purchases boosted market in H1

    08 September 2023

    Overall US insurer residential mortgage volumes hit new high but at subdued growth rates

  • Looming Chinese life guarantee reduction lowers yield pressure on lifers

    21 June 2023

    Maximum allowable promise will fall 50 basis points to 3% next fortnight

  • US insurers ETFs drop by 23.5% in 2022, first significant decline since inception

    26 May 2023

    Two "mega" insurers exited all equities which contributed to decline, S&P Dow Jones finds

  • S&P seeks comment for new rating methodology which could hit 10% of insurers

    09 May 2023

    Agency softens approach to asset risk following market feedback

  • S&P Global sees UK industry trimming of illiquids

    01 May 2023

    EMEA life customers to "remain loyal", curbing lapse risk, rating agency says

  • Asia's insurers cut FX hedging to "maintain profitability," says S&P Global

    31 March 2023

    Costs of FX protection could erode earnings, and capital of some

  • The CBIRC's legacy - a safe pair of hands for Chinese insurance regulation

    14 March 2023

    The CBIRC is reportedly being dissolved and its duties transferred. David Walker finds an industry praising the modernising, improving impetus behind its work on C-ROSS Phase II, to benefit risk management and China's society more generally

  • China industry practitioners praise CBIRC as dissolution flagged

    10 March 2023

    New set up suggests a more centralized regulatory mechanism

  • US life insurers will absorb any recession this year

    27 January 2023

    Strong capital position means investments should withstand market downturn, S&P says