Investment risk management in the insurance sector is unique, underpinned by stringent regulatory regimes, demanding portfolio risk policies, evolving reporting procedures, and analytical solutions. Here we provide insight and expert perspectives on how those responsible for risk management are meeting existing and emerging demands on their organisations.

Risk insight: recession looms and investors face a protracted recovery

Jérôme Haegeli, Group Chief Economist at Swiss Re, explains why the incoming recession may be deepest seen in a lifetime and says there are big paradigm shifts in the making

Why ESG investing is more than a "fad" for insurers

The three biggest risks for insurance investors that ignore ESG

Risk insight: insurance investors must prepare for the deepest global recession on record

Jérôme Haegeli, Group Chief Economist at Swiss Re, says 2020 could see the deepest recession on record and recovery will be protracted despite huge fiscal stimulus.

Insurance Asset-Liability Management: time to reduce duration

Eddy Verbiest, PhD, Assets & Liabilities Manager, compares the merits of various allocations when it comes to meeting insurance liabilities

When should institutional investors start thinking about low volatility investment strategies

Mo Haghbin, Global Chief Operations Officer for Investment Solutions at Invesco explains how markets are faring, the use of low volatility investment strategies and how asset owners can access them

How automation can be used to improve FX risk management and investment controls

Maria Long, Operational Due Diligence Analyst at Man FRM, discusses how to integrate automation into FX risk management, what a robust process should like and how to avoid the pitfalls

Marketwatch - more panic ahead on Coronavirus

Economic responses to the spread of Covid19, what policy can do and the associated fallout, and the surprise rebound by Joe Biden in the Democratic primaries.

Case study: preparing for recession and dealing with extraordinary central bank policy

Raman Srivastava, CIO at Great-West Life, examines the current risks in financial markets, including threat of recession, a change in liquidity environment and central bank policies

CIO view - how to decide if private markets are right for you

Four Chief Investment Officers discuss how they are getting to grips with private markets and some of the core risks associated with unlisted assets
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