Stuart Jarvis looks at how reporting rules have developed and why they are tightening, and how insurers can approach investment decisions in the new ALM landscape.
Investment markets look for brighter days even while the gloomiest persist. Some insurers' chief investment officers are doing the same, as David Walker reports
Insurance Asset Risk surveyed the industry to find out how it is rethinking asset allocation in the wake of COVID-19's impact on the economy and financial markets. Vincent Huck presents the results
Could European underwriters have a thing or two to learn from their Chinese counterparts when it comes to transparency in their reporting? David Walker takes a closer look
With lower ratings than their developed market counterparts and potential economic dependencies to oil, emerging markets are on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis. It is raising questions for insurers' allocation to the asset class. Vincent Huck reports
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.
Half of the world's largest asset managers are neglecting the ecological and social harms of their investments, according to a research by ShareAction. However, insurers' affiliates seem to be ahead of the curve. Vincent Huck reports
Insurers should actively think about their muni bond holdings in light of increased climate change risk. Financial opportunities lie ahead for those acting now. Tim Antonelli writes
While Europe's underwriters are beset by the plague of low yields - epitomised by Swiss debt where yields on maturities out to 50 years are now uniformly negative - the picture is much more mixed in Australia. David Walker reports
Foresters Friendly Society's chief investment officer Corrado Pistarino explains why he believes it's a fallacy to think low interest rates constitute "unrewarded risk". Interview by Vincent Huck