With significant capital balances and tight business line margins, insurers need to ensure that they have access to liquidity, they maximise return on capital allocations, and are able to preserve cash valuations. This section offers insight from those charged with excellence in treasury, capital, liquidity, and cash management on the latest trends and market developments

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Q2 results sees “record” investment returns
  • Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024

US majors, Chubb and W.R. Berkley, latest insurers to reveal Q2 / H1 2024 investment results.

First Q2 investment results roll in – Travelers announce positive returns
  • Monday, Jul 22, 2024

Travelers, the perpetual first announcer for major US insurers, said its Q2 results meant a better H1 despite natural catastrophe losses.

European markets see outlook revisions trending upward as interest rates fall
  • Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

Ratings agencies make segment revisions, partly due to investment returns providing a life, amid the start of interest rate cuts and speculation for more to come.

Global reinsurance market rated ‘positive’
  • Thursday, Jun 13, 2024

AM Best has revised its market segment outlook for the global reinsurance segment from 'stable' to 'positive'.

Will UK follow the ECB lead and cut interest rates?
  • Tuesday, Jun 11, 2024

Bank of England's next decision due in August - will it follow the ECB and Bank of Canada’s lead on interest rates?

Industry gives positive reaction to PRA matching adjustment changes
  • Monday, Jun 10, 2024

The Prudential Regulatory Authority’s latest releases on Solvency II/Solvency UK reforms has given more detail to the changes.

Life insurance investments set to profit from interest rates
  • Thursday, Jun 06, 2024

Life insurers see knock-on effects from higher interest rates and consumer savings that have changed investment appetite.

India pulls ahead as emerging market to watch
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024

We look at where emerging markets opportunities are headed in H2 2024, and the answer focuses on one region: India.

Spanish market outlook improving
  • Thursday, May 23, 2024

One of Europe’s biggest, and most sluggish, economies is seeing positive movements in its insurance market, but investments could be hit by interest rates changes.

Q1 2024 results for life and health insurers a mixed bag
  • Monday, May 13, 2024

Life insurers including Globe Life, Manulife, Sun Life, Prudential, F&G, and more reveal their investment results for Q1 2024, which showed diverse numbers.

What are insurers' Q1 2024 investment results?
  • Friday, May 10, 2024

Latest Q1 2024 results revealed for insurers, including AXA, Selective Insurance, Progressive, The Hanover Insurance Group, IGI, Brighthouse, UFG Insurance, and more.