Archive

  • Insurers' coal divestment pledges reap reputational benefits

    17 January 2020

    Underwriters dominate raking of most praised brands by NGOs

  • Insurers are not long-term investors in individual assets, Eiopa research finds

    17 December 2019

    The supervisory authority examined the asset illiquidity of EEA insurers

  • Insurers’ investment guide to protect world heritage sites unveiled

    15 October 2019

    Insurers worldwide have collaborated with the United Nations and the World Wildlife Fund

  • Spurring sustainable investments with capital charges

    19 September 2019

    The question of capital charges punishing ‘brown’ investments or incentivising ‘green’ investments has come to the fore. While regulators are asking for risk-based evidence, stakeholders are not all in agreement on how to proceed. Vincent Huck reports

  • Exclusive: ShareAction releases guide on managing climate risks

    13 September 2019

    Guide based on interviews with 14 insurers globally

  • European insurers fall short on FX scenario testing

    05 September 2019

    Less than one-quarter of Europe’s largest firms publish results of currency stress testing, according to research by Insurance Risk Data. David Walker reports

  • Scor launches new strategy

    04 September 2019

    Investment arm has been set a return on invested assets target of between 2.4% and 2.9%

  • In the face of negative yields, lower credit quality or diversify?

    02 September 2019

    Scor IP's CIO, Rossary, makes the case for infrastructure debt as a good diversifier.

  • Reinsurers’ acquisition of alternative capital managers is heating up

    14 August 2019

    S&P predicts more consolidation for global reinsurers

  • Scor reduces corporate bond holdings and increases portfolio liquidity

    25 July 2019

    French reinsurer H1 results suggests central banks’ stimulus could spur returns from riskier investments