• Asia's CIOs face up to having to 'know it all'

    03 July 2023

    Insurance investors discuss the lessons learned from the last few years of severe volatility, and reveal what [Chat] 'GPT' actually stands for, at Insurance Asset Risk's Hong Kong Seminar 2023. Compiled by Vincent Huck

  • How optimising for Hong Kong RBC is music to a CIO's ears

    16 February 2022

    General accounts investments ideally work in harmony. Hong Kong's CIOs, the 'conductors' seeking such harmony, explain to David Walker approaching RBC rules require some 'GA fine-tuning'

  • Navigating the ups and downs of alternative investments

    02 February 2022

    Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk Asia 2022 conference discuss the key to allocating successfully to alternatives. Vincent Huck reports

  • Low rates now a 'base case', no longer a scenario, experts state

    11 January 2022

    Insurers see hope, and yield, in alternatives

  • Aviva Asia CIO jumps ship to Invesco

    11 November 2019

    Jaijit Kumar appointed head of Asia insurance solutions, as Invesco identifies Asia as the biggest opportunity in insurance investment services

  • Hong Kong’s insurers gearing up for risk-based capital

    31 May 2019

    In Hong Kong, local stakeholders tell Vincent Huck how they are getting ready for a risk-based capital regime which will require them to put in place ALM strategies and define their investment risk appetite.

  • Asset risk: biggest risk for Asian insurers

    02 May 2019

    With a lack of domestic long dated assets to match their long-term liabilities and some restrictions on overseas investments, Asian insurers’ biggest risk exposure comes from their investments. In Hong Kong, Vincent Huck meets with regional and local stakeholders to understand how they are coping and their expectations for the upcoming changes in regulations.

  • China’s Belt & Road: where are the insurers’ investments?

    25 April 2019

    As China celebrates the sixth year of its initiative this week, insurers remain reluctant to invest in its projects. Vincent Huck asks why