Since the health crisis of COVID-19 snowballed into an economic crisis, credit markets have seen their base shaken, but insurers retain some confidence, not without caution though. Vincent Huck reports
Fireside chat with David Agnew, director of government affairs for Macquarie, and former director of intergovernmental affairs for President Obama
The journey to sustainable investing will be longer and more arduous for US insurers than those in other geographies given the plethora of smaller, under-resourced companies in the country. Sarfraz Thind reports
Anup Agarwal, CIO at Global Atlantic Financial Group, discusses trends in illiquid markets on the back of COVID-19, and why complexity is more important than illiquidity. Interview by Vincent Huck
Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk 2021 Americas discuss inflation risk, and their hope for a rise in rates. Vincent Huck reports
Insurers discuss the growing importance of private markets in their portfolio at Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2021 conference. Compiled by Abbie Wood.
The US insurers' portfolios remain heavily skewed to oil, gas and coal assets. Even as the clamour for net-zero grows, where is the insurance business going with fossil fuels? Sarfraz Thind reports
Insurers share their lessons from the pandemic and its impact on markets at Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2021 conference. Compiled by Abbie Wood.
Insurers are a safe, staid bunch by nature. But even in this world of conservatism, there is always room for a little bit of riskier investing. So where have insurers been keeping their "naughty" equity investments? Sarfraz Thind reports
As insurers pledge allegiance to the net-zero kingdom, for all their willingness and honesty, the 'how' of reaching carbon neutrality remains a mystery, Vincent Huck writes.