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  • ©IKON images Eastern PromiseHaijing Wang discusses the opening up of Chinese capital markets, and the ways foreign investors can access them. 06 December 2018
  • Rosaline Chow Koo ©David Mahoney Interview: Rosaline Chow KooRosaline Chow Koo is the founder and CEO of fintech start-up CXA Group, which recently won InsurTech of the Year at the Asia Insurance Industry Awards. Sharad Bajla and Francisco Sebastian spoke with her about her journey. 06 December 2018
  • Cash-in-capsule-shutterstock_364151255 An easier pill to swallowSebastian Dany and Silke Longoni explain the German Ministry of Finance's new method for calculating the Zinszusatzreserve. 06 December 2018
  • Health-Question-iStock-165722753 Can we be of service to the NHS?Joanne Buckle and Tanya Hayward ask whether the actuarial profession can add value in the NHS 12 October 2017
  • 4 4 wilhelm ground breaking ceremony An Actuary with PurposeWilhelm de Wet established a recruitment agency for actuaries, called South African Actuaries Abroad or SA3, a thriving career networking and placement hub which he could run from anywhere in the world. They chose a small town, Bonnievale, two hours' drive from Cape Town, a place where they could live a quality life and raise their children in a healthy lifestyle. As they would discover, this life in Bonnievale was to be far from boring. 11 September 2017
  • p35_student Fuelling the future with sky-high premiumsFuelling the future with sky-high premiums 07 September 2017
  • Credit: Shutterstock Microinsurance on a macro scaleWhy isn't microinsurance fulfilling its potential? Scott Swanay, April Li, Keith Lau and Tom Johansmeyer look at some of the challenges involved and how they can be overcome 07 September 2017
  • Supervised space for innovation testing Supervised space for innovation testingChristopher Woolard lifts the lid on the Financial Conduct Authority's regulatory sandbox, which allows firms to try out their innovative products and services in a live environment 07 September 2017
  • p28_istock-489693252 Where are UK property prices heading?We've all got used to house prices moving ever upwards, but the picture is starting to change. Richard Silveira looks at how a future housing market might play out 07 September 2017
  • Take charge of your destiny Take charge of your own destinyYanum Venkatrathnam, chair of a panel discussion on career ownership at the IFoA Asia Conference, recalls how panelists John Chen, Mark Saunders and KaMan Wong all agreed that taking the initiative pays off 07 September 2017
  • HIRES_John_Schoonbee_3 Changing world healthDr John Schoonbee talks to Gemma Gregson and Richard Purcell about reinventing dietary guidelines, e-cigarettes and advances in diagnostic techniques 10 August 2017
  • p18-20-Immortality-rates-Tree-with-light-Ikon--12070003 Mortality improvements in declineJon Palin, on behalf of the CMI Mortality Projections Committee, reviews the growing evidence for a slowing down of mortality improvements in the UK, noting the trend for pension scheme members is less clear 10 August 2017
  • Dominos-and-robot- Is de-risking in members' best interests?Traditional asset-liability modelling for defined benefit pension schemes ignores covenant risk. Integrating this risk may suggest that a higher allocation to return-seeking assets makes sense, say Robert Waugh, Nic Barnes and Robert Chestnutt 10 August 2017
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