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

Higher-for-longer new norm for French insurance investment

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

Where should insurers look for investment opportunities?

Ricky Varaden, PhD, Senior Investment Manager, Legal & General Capital, and Angel Kansagra, Head of ALM, Lloyd’s, discuss what portfolio management needs in order to be effective in today’s market and where opp...

UK Autumn Statement sees promise of £11 billion tax cut to fuel investment

Investors could see increase in business investment of £20 billion a year as Jeremy Hunt announces changes to business tax in Autumn Statement.

Investment returns helping drive improved insurance outlook

Swiss Re Sigma report says better investment is proving more profitable for the industry but market issues remain.

The UK’s biggest insurer posts positive numbers

Aviva, which was at centre of rumours about a takeover bid, posts 13% rise in premiums for Q3 2023.

What were Euro insurers' Q3 results?

Some of Europe’s biggest re/insurers have released their Q3 results, revealing that NAT CATs hammered underwriting but investment returns were bullish.

What are mid-sized US insurers Q3 results?

Fixed income returns bounced back for some US insurers in Q3 results, but market confidence still down compared to pre-inflation event levels.

US insurers' Q3 results roll in

The usual early announcers have begun releasing Q3 results, revealing a continuation of underwriting losses and fixed income issues for investment returns.

Profit dip for many big European insurers

New paper shows profits dipped in 2022 for many of the top 30 insurers, with investment returns diverging from underwriting profits.
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