• Green shoots appear for biodiversity investing - but is it the natural habitat for insurers?

    26 June 2023

    It seems like it's on everyone's lips, but where should investors start to think about biodiversity, when it comes to investing in positive-impact assets? Josh Adcock asks asset owners and managers where they see opportunities flourishing, and how to weed out the wrong strategies

  • Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2023 conference round up

    12 June 2023

    The conference was held in London on 12 June and highlighted the investment risks and opportunities facing insurers. Vincent Huck reports

  • IAR EMEA: Insurers' nose for liquidity getting better

    12 June 2023

    But keep sniffing for the right amount, panellists say

  • Getting real about sustainable assets?

    09 May 2023

    Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk's real asset conference 2023 debunk the idea of a 'greenium' and praise a widening of the real asset sustainability investment universe. Josh Adcock reports.

  • Insurance Risk & Capital audience put central bankers' future in the balance

    01 December 2022

    Russel Investment's Andrew Pease said reduction of inflation "ultimately a political decision"

  • The gilts crisis silver lining

    18 October 2022

    The UK financial market crisis has not been pretty for most investors. But while the overleveraged have suffered the current market downturn may actually benefit insurers in the long run. Ronan McCaughey and Sarfraz Thind report

  • Insurance ALM turns 160 years old!

    24 February 2022

    Today marks the 160th anniversary of what is believed to be the first actuarial paper on asset-liability management.... but has anything really changed since 1862? Vincent Huck blows out the candles, and gets reading...

  • The UK's SII reform could free up £20bn of investments for PIC

    06 January 2022

    The insurer says it gives up as much as it invests because of current MA constraints

  • Expect change to the MA, but public interest comes first, BoE's Bailey says

    01 December 2021

    Governor of the Bank of England discusses the UK's Solvency II review

  • IAR EMEA: Central bank intervention - a necessary evil?

    18 October 2021

    'Necessary but not for everyone, and beware the addiction' panellists warn