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.
As markets sink, a chief investment officer at a European insurer tells Vincent Huck how the pandemic is affecting its thinking.
Analysis by Insurance Risk Data shows most countries' underwriters were adding equities in general accounts as virus risk approached. David Walker reports
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
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
Asset managers expect economic activity to broadly recover after some short-term volatility. Sarfraz Thind 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
Easing in geopolitical tensions combined with encouraging economic factors suggest a good year ahead for emerging markets, but will insurers take the bait considering economic disruptions from the latest coronavirus outbreak? Stephanie Harris and Vincent Huck report
Insurers remain less exposed to real estate than other institutional investors, in particular pension funds, according to a recent survey. Vincent Huck reports
A prudent increase in risk-taking and more US dollar investments are on the cards as China Taiping Insurance Singapore continues its transformation from a general underwriter to a composite, David Walker reports