Standard formula data sets and methodologies 'inappopriate' for securitised products and secured investments, warn experts
Political focus on promoting long-term finance could be detrimental to insurance industry, warns European Commission's former Solvency II leader
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This year is being mooted as the year of the 'great rotation' by investors out of bonds and into equities. For their part, insurers are modestly increasing their equity exposure in pursuit of more attractive yields. Blake Evans-Pritchard reports on the...
As insurers look for new opportunities to increase the yield on their investment portfolios, exchange-traded funds could provide an efficient way to diversify and gain exposure to areas such as emerging markets and commodities. ETF providers are expanding...
Firms seek short-term opportunities before directive implemented
Trading strategies that follow trends, or market momentum, result in positively skewed distribution of trading returns. Strategies that are linear in the factors driving the momentum have been studied before, but Richard Martin and Ali Bana extend this...
Lloyds Bank one of a number sourcing assets from smaller institutions to meet demand from insurers
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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