News & Commentary

EIOPA starts talking tough on climate change risks

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has issued its toughest warning yet to insurers to adjust their investment portfolios in order to mitigate the risks posed by climate change.

The squeeze will come. The question is how and when?

With UK government borrowing higher than at any time outside of wartime, the Chancellor will have to move to cut the deficit: the question is when and how, says Carl Emmerson, deputy director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Thought Leadership: Residential mortgages and consumer loans

Thought Leadership: Residential mortgages and consumer loans

We are delighted to share with you a new paper by M&G Investments, which examines residential mortgages and consumer loans, a fast growing area of interest for insurers given the current constrained yield environment.

CIOs set to hold their nerve

The final Insurance Investment Exchange event of the year showed that insurance company investment chiefs will be looking to hold their nerve through the current volatility.

EU-UK stand-off over financial services rules increases uncertainty

The prospect of UK clearing houses losing direct access to the EU moved ominously closer following a bullish statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak.

Mitigating the downside, seeking the upside

Those charged with managing the assets of major insurers have seen levels of volatility over this year that have tested the resilience of their portfolios. Steering a course through the pandemic as its second wave sweeps across most of the developed world is going to test that resilience further.


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