Analysis

Coping with the inflation conundrum

The development of inflation or disinflation in different markets is a critical driver of corporate performance, rather than simply a tactical investment issue, as the case of P&C insurers shows. Etienne Comon explains

Leasing and trade finance could spice up insurers' portfolios

The traditional bond markets are no longer satisfying insurers' desire for a secure, stable investment income. Portfolios need to be developed to include other new core asset classes and there are opportunities aplenty for the more nimble insurers, says Yasheen Rajan.

2020: the year for emerging markets?

2020: the year for emerging markets?

An easing of geopolitical tensions combined with encouraging economic factors suggest a good year ahead for emerging markets, but will insurers take the bait? Stephanie Harris and Vincent Huck report