Asset and liability management
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The perennial challenge for insurers and reinsurers is to make certain that the assets they hold will cover all their present and future liabilities. Traditionally, companies have sought to manage t...
Insurers predicted to increase ETF exposure
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Ultra-low rates forcing companies to shift focus from asset-liability matching
The new breed
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Sovereign-guaranteed loans provide yield boost for insurers
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Switching to swaps
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.