Solvency II set to revamp insurers’ asset allocation – but not yet

Solvency II set to revamp insurers’ asset allocation – but not yet

The impact of varying capital charges for assets depending on their riskiness is likely to prompt radical change in the way insurers construct their asset allocation – but not in the immediate future, according to a report published by rating agency Fitch.

According to the agency’s Solvency II Set to Reshape Asset Allocation and Capital Markets report, when the directive comes into force its impact is likely to be significant. And with insurers’ €6.7 trillion (£6 trillion) of assets, including

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