As insurers try to escape from the “slow grind downwards in terms of yield”, they have sought out a more diverse range of assets, including those with limited liquidity that would previously not have found their way into portfolios, Bob Swarup, co-founder of the Insurance Investment Exchange, told the audience at the recent Insurance Investment Exchange seminar in London.
Insurers’ long, weary quest to find yield shows no signs of abating, according to the audience survey results from the recent Insurance Investment Exchange seminar on 13th June 2017.
This week, EIOPA announced the results of its 2016 EU-wide stress test, and Insurance Europe was quick to comment.
Climate change. No, this is not another article to send onto those poor underwriting folk, as they struggle to develop new models for assessing and transferring climate change related risks, especially at the catastrophe end of the risk spectrum.