The new safe haven
Longevity swaps and the bulk purchase annuity market: Video interview with Simon Gadd, Legal & General’s head of annuities
Longevity swaps have yet to move into the mainstream – but bulk buyouts could be set return to favour
Corporate bonds new safe haven – L&G
Non-executive directors need to focus on incentives, risk management, culture and internal controls, says head of corporate governance
Investors are now more interested in market fundamentals rather than the potential for further bad news about European sovereigns, according to Barclays Capital's fourth quarter outlook
To the best of their liability: LGIMA profile
David Knutson, senior research analyst at LGIMA, says granting the FDIC powers to determine the priority of creditors’ claims in failing financial institutions would be a costly mistake.
What price advice?
UK insurer promotes group financial controller to oversee risk management
FTSE and growth products are popular as rising volatility makes income products difficult to structure
Fitch analysts say demand for corporate bonds could drop as Solvency II forces UK insurers to opt for gilts
Many UK insurers faced with growing regulatory pressure are seeking a move offshore to escape the forthcoming Solvency II regulations and the high capital charges they bring. But do lower capital charges equal lower standards for consumers? Blake Evans-Pritchard...
The rise of impaired annuity providers at the start of the decade prompted a migration of the least healthy annuitants away from traditional providers, skewing their mortality assumptions and capital reserves. But as mainstream annuity providers use an...