Investment and asset risk management, along with liability modelling related to investment activity, is unique for insurers, underpinned as it is by stringent regulatory regimes, demanding portfolio risk policies, evolving reporting procedures, and analytical solutions. Here we provide insight and expert perspectives on how those responsible for asset risk management and liability modelling are meeting existing and emerging demands on their organisations

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How do you judge risk to invest at scale?
  • Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Corrado Pistarino, Chief Investment Officer, Foresters Friendly Society, gives his thoughts on how you should appraise and understand risk.

Report: Insurers investing in oil putting themselves at risk
  • Thursday, Jul 11, 2024

A new report said that insurers investing in fossil fuels are increasing their risks via exposure to climate change.

Bumper season predicted for ILS in H2 2024
  • Tuesday, Jul 02, 2024

A new report from Gallagher Re highlighted ILS activity ahead of a likely active Atlantic Hurricane season. What will this mean for ILS and CAT bonds?

Is the French election an investment risk?
  • Thursday, Jun 27, 2024

The snap French parliamentary election called by President Macron has caused a small increase in risk, said industry.

Pension risk transfer market continues to boom – but for how long?
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024

As interest rates could start falling, the recent boom in pension risk transfers could be casualty of the market change.

Are population demographics a key risk factor for investors?
  • Monday, May 20, 2024

As more data emerges on changing populations, there is the risk that shrinking birth numbers in the developed world indicate a host of wider issues.

What are the risks investors are watching in H2 2024?
  • Wednesday, May 08, 2024

At Insurance Investor Live | Spring 2024, industry figures from Wawanesa Mutual, United Fire Group, TIAA, and The Auto Club Group gave their views on current market risks – and what is next on the...

What stress-testing factors should insurance investors be looking at?
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024

Amit Agrawal, Head of Fixed Income, AXA XL, gives his views for the next five years and the investment environment - where should insurers be paying attention?

European insurers’ returns “have peaked”
  • Tuesday, Apr 09, 2024

A new report said insurers in Europe had passed their peak profitability and highlighted risk of climate inaction.

How are investors adapting to lengthened macroeconomic volatility?
  • Wednesday, Apr 03, 2024

Mahir Rasheed, Vice President, Senior Economist, Swiss Re, discusses the wider US economic situation in 2024: what is going well, and what investors should keep their eyes on.

Insurers still worried about potential US recession
  • Tuesday, Apr 02, 2024

A new survey of insurance investment showed continued concern about US slowdown and recession despite threats from volatility waning.