Analysis

Asset risk: Open hunting season or fool's gold?

Asset risk: Open hunting season or fool's gold?

Sarfraz Thind takes a deep dive into how Covid-19 has distorted the market. In part one of this two part series he looks at commercial mortgage-backed securitisations (CMBS), collateralised loan obligation (CLO) and municipal bonds.

SII reporting delays: thanks but no thanks

SII reporting delays: thanks but no thanks

As European regulators offer some leeway on Solvency II regulatory reporting deadlines, insurers seem inclined to follow the original schedule. Begging the question of how to account for the COVID-19 impact. David Walker reports

Coronavirus slump: the good, the bad and the ugly

Coronavirus slump: the good, the bad and the ugly

Not a single day passes without some new market revelation. Insurers are battening down the hatches but how bad is it and what damage has there been so far? Sarfraz Thind presents the good, the bad and the ugly of the market crash.

The Secret CIO on COVID-19

The Secret CIO on COVID-19

As markets sink, a chief investment officer at a European insurer tells Vincent Huck how the pandemic is affecting its thinking.