The first Insurance Investment Exchange seminar of 2019 set out to capture the mood of uncertainty sweeping across the economies of the developed world and analyse its impact on the assets insurers have relied on to ensure they meet their obligations and contribute to the success of their businesses.
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Turbulent economic and financial times are often marked by a flight to quality, especially among institutional investors as they strive to protect themselves against unpredictable downsides.
Trade finance strategies offer compelling risk-return profiles with low correlation to bonds and equities and with the added bonus of favourable Solvency II treatment, but also need significant investment to implement.
Normalisation of monetary policy a decade on from the financial crisis could be an illusion. When is normalisation going to arrive – or is this it?
2018 has been a tough year for insurance investment teams and it is certainly not ending on a high. This grim reality cast a long shadow over the final Insurance Investment Exchange seminar of the year.