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: why the threat of recession outcomes is becoming ever more likely

Jérôme Haegeli, Group Chief Economist at Swiss Re, explains why investors can expect accelerated and more aggressive hiking by the Fed and ECB this year in a drive to bring inflation under control.

How to safeguard strategic asset allocation returns in the current economic climate

Dominic Maier, Partner – Head of Fund Investing, at AXA Venture Partners, explains the big issues around alternative assets and what investors need to do to achieve healthy returns.

How insurance investors can adapt to changing market headwinds

The insurance investment market has changed rapidly over the past few years with a once in a century pandemic. Randy Brown, CIO, of Sun Life, says he believes that we have hit an inflection point - an...

How life insurers can overcome barriers to higher investment returns

Fixed-income portfolio managers face a challenge known as the “core conundrum”, says Guggenheim Investment’s CIO, Anne Walsh. This is due to the current period of historic low interest rates, which be...

How insurers can adapt their portfolios in a volatile market

Market volatility and a changing landscape have created a series of new issues that the insurance investment community must learn to navigate, says Gary Zhu.

How insurers can benefit from a sustainable transition

Insurers are being subjected to increasing expectations around transitioning their businesses – including their investments – towards a more sustainable approach.In Clear Path Analysis’s recently

Pandemic lessons: how insurance investors are thinking about plausible but improbable risks

Jess Brown, Senior Risk Manager at New Re and Hasan Ahmed, Investment Risk Analyst at Legal & General Capital explore how attitudes to plausible risks have changed and what it means for day-to-day r...

The challenges ahead for insurers investing in private equity assets

Cameron Black, Chief Investment Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona shares why technology is a sector with growth potential, the headwinds ahead for private equity assets and what inflation mean...

Trendwatch: how green energy, supply chain risks and political pressures will impact insurance investors

Jake Meyer, Senior Economist at Swiss Re, explores some of the megatrends that should be top of mind for insurance investors in 2022
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