Carlos Montalvo Rebuelta reflects on what we should expect from the Solvency II 2020 review based on past amendments of the Directive. So good or bad news?
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
Manulife IM investigates what was once only an alternate reality, of negative-yielding debt, for fixed income investors and gives some suggestions as to how investors can solve the problem. Sarfraz Thind reports
The WEF global risks report is out! So what? Vincent Huck asks
While Moody's and S&P's 2020 outlooks for the European insurance industry differ, both predict challenging times ahead for European underwriters. Vincent Huck reports
Clarence Wong, chief economist and head of economic research & consulting for Swiss Re in Asia-Pacific, talks to Vincent Huck about the current trends in Asia and why insurers have not yet harnessed the investment opportunities of the Greater Bay Area or the Belt & Road Initiative.
Some South Korean insurers are making 1% too little from their investments to cover their promises. David Walker reports on the investment challenges the industry faces, and how it is coping.
In the last few months the narrative has changed in the pearl of Asia, and it is not all down to protests. Indeed, insurers are shifting their focus on what they perceive to be the biggest challenges and opportunities. Vincent Huck reports
Opening the second Asian Insurance Forum, the Hong Kong Insurance Authority chairman Moses Cheng rejoiced at the organisation's new status as a fully-fledged independent regulator and highlighted the work ahead. Vincent Huck reports
Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk's sister publication InsuranceERM's conference discuss the new types of risks they are exposed to and whether they understand those risks well. Highlights compiled by Stephanie Harris