With significant capital balances and tight business line margins, insurers need to ensure that they have access to liquidity, continually maximise return on capital allocations and are able to preserve cash positions. This section offers insight from those charged with excellence in treasury, capital, liquidity, and cash management on the latest trends and market developments.

The biggest macro-economic trends affecting insurance investors

Jake Meyer, Senior Economist at Swiss Re, explores how low interest rates are affecting insurance investor allocations

Are we on the precipice of an inflation event?

Tera Allas, Director Of Research And Economics at McKinsey, explores the strategies asset owners can use to avoid inflation risk and take advantage of opportunities

How insurance investor treasury managers should be thinking about cryptocurrency

Muammer Cakir, an Independent Senior Treasurer, explores why cybersecurity is the core risk to treasurers and cash managers if more currency is held in digital coin form.

How to improve cash forecasting and manage uncertainty

Christoph Hofstetter, Senior Expert Capital Markets/Treasury at Vienna Insurance examines how insurance treasurers can make sure they're future-fit and ready for upheaval due to central bank policy changes or r...

How Aviva is thinking about treasury and liquidity

David Epstein, Director of ALM and Treasury at Aviva explores some of the biggest trends impacting treasury managers including negative rates and how cash management is changing

How economic uncertainty has impacted treasurers

Christoph Hofstetter, Senior Expert Capital Markets/Treasury at Vienna Insurance explores what lessons treasurers can learn from the economic uncertainty caused by Brexit and Covid-19

How to associate volatility with fortune instead of risk

Patrick Saner, Head Macro Strategy at the Swiss Re Institute explores the main factors driving volatility and how insurers can turn these into an opportunity

Case study: How Aspen is tackling liquidity needs amid a perfect storm of risks

Matthew da Cunha, Treasury Manager at Aspen, explains why insurance investors will need to hold more cash, why he's prioritising liquidity over yield, and why technology is critical

Case study: Why IMT Insurance has reviewed its liquidity framework

Laurie Mardis, Investment Strategist at IMT Insurance, explains why the firm has reviewed its liquidity framework, what changes are being made, and how it will impact investment strategy
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