The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) and insurance companies are carrying out joint studies on the feasibility of setting a floor for investments in listed stocks by insurers.
A new regulation covering insurance asset management firms, when it takes effect on 1 September, will remove a cap on foreign insurers' ownership of such companies. It opens the door to foreign insurers to set up wholly-owned insurance asset management entities.
Unionlife is exploring ways to resolve the risk it is exposed to in its investments in the financially-stricken property development group Evergrande.
The Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has issued guidelines for investors dealing in Shariah-compliant investments through the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX).
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has stipulated types of investments for unit-linked funds of the insurance sector, including government securities and sukuk.
Insurance companies are assessed by Fitch Ratings as being in the low-risk category if distress in the Chinese property market persists beyond the global credit rating agency's base-case assumptions.
Most New Zealanders are confident in their ability to make financial decisions, but only one-fifth say they are in a secure financial position, according to research findings released by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA).
More and more investors in China, including insurers and pension funds, are considering ESG and sustainability risks in their portfolios, and a number of trends point to rising interest in this topic.
Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re has launched a new investment advisory company and wholly owned subsidiary Swiss Re Insurance-Linked Investment Advisors Corporation (SRILIAC), a SEC-registered investment adviser.
A new research has revealed that climate risks can spread rapidly and harm companies, banks and other financial institutions alike.