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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Strong Q4 investment returns for some insurers shows changing market dynamic
  • Friday, Jan 26, 2024

For many but not all US insurers, underwriting income bounced back in 2023, accompanied by strong investment returns.

Travelers makes net investment loss in 2023
  • Friday, Jan 19, 2024

Major US P&C insurer said overall it had a record year for net income but saw more mixed numbers with its investments.

Where should investors be looking for liquidity in 2024?
  • Tuesday, Jan 16, 2024

Steve Matthews, Fund Manager, Liquidity, Canada Life, and David Epstein, Group ALM & Treasury Director, Aviva, share their views on understanding liquidity in today’s market.

Will we see interest rate cuts in Q1?
  • Tuesday, Jan 09, 2024

If, when, and where the markets could see interest rate cuts in 2024 has dominated the last few months of industry chatter – but what are the figures looking like?

Which asset classes should insurers be looking at in 2024?
  • Monday, Jan 08, 2024

Three industry figures give their views on convertibles and capital efficiency in 2024.

What to expect from 1.1 renewals
  • Wednesday, Dec 20, 2023

Exploring key themes for insurers at the 1.1 renewals season, including how it will affect finances, investment portfolios, and asset management strategies.

New Group CFO for Zurich in 2024
  • Friday, Dec 15, 2023

Zurich Insurance's long-standing Chief Financial Officer to leave after 10 years in early 2024 with replacement announced.

What will US fixed income do in Q1 2024?
  • Monday, Dec 11, 2023

We explore the themes that could be most relevant in Q1 for fixed income investments.

Hong Kong regulator launches consultation on Risk-Based Capital regime
  • Friday, Dec 08, 2023

The regulatory body initiated a six-week consultation period on latest changes.

Next part of Taiwan’s life insurance interest rate change phased in
  • Wednesday, Dec 06, 2023

The market, which was rated bearish earlier this year, is now expected to see more growth due to changes, with rollout cautiously phased in.

Higher-for-longer new norm for French insurance investment
  • Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023

Investment strength set to continue in 2024 in French insurance sector, as other volatility will ease.