• Lords call for end of RPI's unwarranted windfalls in blow to insurers’ investments

    29 January 2019

    Transition to a CPI linker market is gaining traction, according to an enquiry by the UK House of Lords, but any changes would shift the balance between winners and losers, and some like Legal & General Investment Management are keen to keep the status quo, Adam Leach reports.

  • "We are not finished with you yet"

    21 November 2018

    Bank of England governor and Prince Charles say time to act on sustainability is now

  • UK insurers safe from 'hard Brexit' house price falls

    14 September 2018

    Insurance Risk Data reveals profile of residential investments

  • Climatewise launches transition risk modelling framework

    07 June 2018

    Framework can be used as an add-on to insurer’s existing models

  • Private markets: end of the credit cycle, start of a new era?

    04 June 2018

    Insurers have increasingly invested in private assets in recent years to counter the low yield environment. But as we enter the later stages of the credit cycle, questions are being raised on whether private assets were tactical short-term choices, or if insurers have fully embraced these asset classes. Vincent Huck reports

  • Brazil becomes world’s first insurance market to commit to climate risk transparency

    24 May 2018

    Latin America’s largest insurance market declared support to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

  • UK interest rate hike curbed by 'mixed signals and inflationary pressures'

    20 June 2017

    The economy's reaction to "the reality of Brexit negotiations" is a factor in setting policy rate, according to BoE governor Mark Carney

  • Stranded assets are real threat to industry - Lloyd's

    23 February 2017

    Energy, commercial real estate and shipping assets most vulnerable, report says

  • Insurers risk "huge" losses on stranded assets, Carney says

    30 September 2015

    Heightened capital requirements for high-carbon investments ruled out

  • Bank of England quizzes Insurers on climate change

    29 October 2014

    Central bank asks about possible impact on investment performance