Archive

  • Axa and Swiss Re take part in new global infrastructure initiative

    10 October 2014

    World Bank brings together public and private participants

  • Interest rate woes for Canadian insurers

    21 August 2014

    Kulli Tamm and Thomas Holzheu examine the impact of low interest rates on Canadian life and P&C insurers.

  • Swiss Re's Q2 investment returns increase to 4.1%

    08 August 2014

    Asset rebalancing programme helps investment profits

  • Investment returns to fall for another three years

    25 June 2014

    Negative pressure on earnings will be offset by premium growth

  • HSBC sells UK pension book to Swiss Re

    11 June 2014

    HSBC Global Asset Management will continue to manage portfolio

  • Diversification and caution characterise insurers' 2014 asset strategies

    05 March 2014

    Another year of weak yields from bonds is prompting some insurers to continue diversifying their investment portfolios. But with predictions of weaker equity markets and continuing low interest rates, others are battening down the hatches. Jamie Bullen and Christopher Cundy report

  • Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway would clean-up following major cat

    04 March 2014

    Climate change not influencing cat risk calculations – yet