Proposed changes to the capital charges for securitisations under Solvency II are too limited, say experts. However, the amended charges should stop insurers becoming forced sellers of lower risk asset-backed...
Insurers' appetite for investments in infrastructure and property is expected to fall following announcements in the UK Budget that are seen as damaging to their annuity business
New mortality data in Canada has highlighted the longevity crisis facing the country’s pension funds. Re/insurers are eager to take on some of this risk, but crucial issues need to be resolved for the...
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