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Insurance CIOs face delicate balancing act in times of uncertainty

From geopolitical risks to shifting macroeconomic sands, there is more for insurers to consider in the current investment environment than rising interest rates alone. And with the quest for returns unabating, risk management has arguably never been in sharper focus
Asset Management/Investment Europe International

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Asset Management: Guiding the flock

Volatile equity markets are throwing up interesting questions of strategy for insurers, argues Axa Investment Managers' insurance solutions strategist Chris Price

Asset Management/Investment Axa

Insurance CIOs face a balancing act in 2018

Macroeconomic uncertainty abounds, yet the search for yield continues as chief investment officers enter the New Year. Insurance Day asked six insurance investment experts where the best opportunities lie in the year ahead and how insurers may look to reposition their portfolios to guard against potential volatility
Asset Management/Investment

How to profit from infrastructure investment

Infrastructure is an attractive asset class that offers opportunities to improve investment returns – but a strict, quality-based selection process is required

Europe North America

Stepping up equity investment without breaching solvency capital requirements

Institutional investors are beginning to question the regulatory constraints which are forcing them to buy over-valued government bonds and to diversify into more reasonably priced asset classes

Asset Management/Investment Regulation

Slimmer pickings in the private debt universe

Zurich is one of the most consistent insurers around when it comes to the allocations within its heavily outsourced $200bn balance sheet investment portfolio. However, private debt and responsible investing remain a strong focus at the margins – even though the former may have lost some of its shine

Zurich Asset Management/Investment

Lloyd's excludes coal in revamped investment strategy

Central Fund assets to be divested from coal interests from April 1 next year
International Lloyds

Insurers make slow progress on sustainable investment

Insurers are slowly but surely being convinced of the portfolio benefits of ESG investing. But faced with a choice of benchmarks and delivery methods, as well as challenges implementing ESG in fixed income and passive strategies, the majority are happy dip their feet in one toe at a time

Asset Management/Investment Scor

Why investment in infrastructure has lost some of its shine

Offering an attractive suite of portfolio benefits, infrastructure has been at the top of insurers' thoughts for some time. But with project supply in the UK limited and loan yields on the decline, some are asking whether now is the right time for small and medium-sized insurers to follow major groups into the asset class
Asset Management/Investment

Insurance companies must be nimble with the fixed income investments

Companies should look beyond the short term and try to determine what risks and rewards are in store

Asset Management/Investment
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