Archive

  • IAR EMEA 2024: Right-wing political parties' victories herald inflationary themes

    10 June 2024

    As Insurance Asset Risk's EMEA 2024 conference audience flags 'climate' as biggest underappreciated risk

  • Chart of the Week - How Europe's CIOs keep falling in love with the U-S-A

    08 March 2024

    The volume of US debt in Europe's general account has grown and grown

  • Chart of the Week - Swedish property woes and homeland GA tilts

    10 February 2023

    Sweden's heavy homeland GA property tilt exposes it to an above-mean domestic price risk

  • IAR outlook survey: sustainability for the next ten years

    08 February 2021

    Insurance Asset Risk's outlook survey discovered that sustainability is the overarching theme that will influence insurance investor behavior—not just this year but for the next decade and probably beyond. Yet, some are more prepared than others. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Democrat blue-ripple will lead to investment recalibration

    11 January 2021

    But balanced Senate outcome tempers prospect of radical policy overhaul

  • Stock markets point to Biden victory

    02 November 2020

    Guggenheim's election portfolio tilts overwhelmingly in favour of Democrat president

  • Trump US election win best scenario for investors

    20 August 2020

    Looming election driving stock market surge, says Conning's Sega

  • US Outlook 2020: an encore for investors

    15 January 2020

    Many had bet on the market staging a final whimper last year before recession. But the talk of a global downturn suddenly vanished in the last few months of 2019. Now investors are looking at the market with rosy spectacles and hoping for more rewards in 2020. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • A slow growth for US infrastructure

    04 June 2018

    A US infrastructure overhaul is due—that much is common knowledge. However, so far, institutional investors and especially insurers have been coy to invest due to policy hurdles at the federal level. As each state administration starts to address these issues, insurers are seeing opportunities building up. David Turner reports

  • Goldman Sachs' survey shows insurers less positive about investments

    24 April 2018

    Insurers are less positive about investment opportunities than they were a year ago, according to a Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) survey.