• Chinese lifers cut back risky investments in Q1, Fitch finds

    20 May 2022

    Core solvency ratios fall in Q1 despite use of new rules' transitional measures

  • Ratings agencies have 'positive outlook' on China's C-Ross Phase II

    18 April 2022

    Fitch and Moody's tell David Walker Phase II new rules may lower average solvency ratios, but they will lift risk- and capital management, including for investments, at insurers

  • Foreign-owned and larger firms best placed for early HK RBC adoption

    10 January 2022

    Regulator has invited applications to begin RBC early

  • China's rated insurers largely clear of Evergrande, says Fitch

    28 September 2021

    C-ROSS Phase II capital charges expected to dampen investment risk-taking

  • Asia - how to keep calm in a storm

    13 January 2021

    Asian insurers were the first to suffer from COVID-19, including in their general account investments, but industry practitioners and analysts see a robust industry navigating seemingly endless low rates. David Walker reports

  • Dialling up the asset management products in China

    21 April 2020

    New regulatory guidelines in China for insurers' asset management products could electrify the once contentious $400bn market. David Walker reports