Six market trends set to shake up the insurance investment landscape


What does the Covid-19 vaccine announcement mean for the global economy


Insurance investors must prepare for a toughening regulatory landscape


Insurance investors must prepare for a toughening regulatory landscape


How to spot a market bubble


How to spot a market bubble

Strategy

What does the Covid-19 vaccine announcement mean for the global economy

Jérôme Haegeli, Group Chief Economist at the Swiss Re Institute explores the structural themes that will be shaping the global economy in 2021 and beyond

The benefits of an allocation to private credit

Albane Poulin, Portfolio Manager Multi-asset Private Credit Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments discusses how a diversified Multi-sector credit portfolio of mai...

Debt Private Placements: Fixed Income investments that offer the potential for enhanced yield and downside protection

Jason Rothenberg, CFA, Client Portfolio Manager at MetLife Investment Management, highlights why private placements are an important source of funding for corporations and are in strong demand from issuers and investors alike

RISK

Insurance investors must prepare for a toughening regulatory landscape

Francesco Martorana, CEO, Generali Insurance Asset Management explores some of the key investment risks for insurers including low yields, cyber security, and a greater focus on ESG

How to spot a market bubble

Matteo Riccardi, Chief Investment Officer at Bipiemme vita spa explains why he doesn't believe insurers are facing a technology bubble, but a health bubble...

How to invest in fallen angels

Eric Golberg, Investment Committee Chair at the ELCA Foundation explores how investors can profit from fallen angels and the trick to managing associated r...

How important is liquidity for insurers when interest rates are low?

Dr Christian Dahmen, Chief Risk Officer at New Re explores how persistently low interest rates are impacting insurers and why illiquid assets are growing in popularity

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TREASURY & CASH

Case study: How the Phoenix Group is using private markets to meet business objectives

Anand Kwatra FIA, Life & Investment Actuary at Phoenix Group explains how the firm is navigating illiquid investments to improve credit ratings, meet ESG targets and achieve stable cashflows

How Direct Line is tackling climate change in its bond portfolio

Jim Hardie, Director of Investment Management & Treasury at Direct Line Group explains how the insurer has developed a climate agreement framework to tackle carbon e...

CIO view: the trick to getting global credit investments right

Erik Ranberg, Chief Investment Officer at Gjensidige explores how insurers can manage the transition to global credit and what needs to be considered in terms of hed...

A perfect storm for cash funds

Steve Matthews, liquidity fund manager at Canada Life explores why coronavirus has meant a rollercoaster for cash fund investors​