As we move into a new market regime characterized by high inflation, volatility and uncertainty, insurance companies must concurrently adopt new methods to assess the value of their investments and consider new extra-financial issues.
In this edition, we delve into the upcoming investment trends for insurers, with a particular focus on the shift toward more liquid assets as well as the role of overlay strategies in this context. Furthermore, we examine the investment implications for insurers of IFRS 9 and 17 standards and explore the emerging topic of biodiversity.
Insurance Fixed Income Outlook: transition to more liquid assets
We look at how insurance entities have begun to adapt to this new environment and suggesting some avenues to explore for the years to come.
Insurance Fixed Income Outlook: Transition...
The role of overlay solutions in the transition toward more liquid assets
We explore overlay solutions and their ability to provide effective ways to overcome cash and liquidity problems.
The role of overlay solutions in the transition...
IFRS 9 and 17 & ongoing IASB post implementation review: investment implications for insurers
We highlight the investment implications of IFRS 9/17 standards and the changes being considered by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) for classification and measurement of bond and equity investments.
IFRS 9 and 17 & ongoing IASB post implementation...
Managing Biodiversity in the Insurance sector
We analyze the developing significance of biodiversity in the insurance industry. The paper also showcases a range of best practices and makes recommendations based on our findings.