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Thousands of US insurers could be forced to disclose fossil fuel business
California could become the first US state to mandate climate-related financial disclosures for insurers after more than 60 public interest groups petitioned Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara yesterday.
Friday 22nd March 2019
UK government gives green light to CDC pension schemes
Millions of workers could soon enjoy improved retirement savings after the UK government today backed plans for the countrys first Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) pension scheme.
Monday 18th March 2019
Most customers would swap personal data for cheap financial services
Nearly six in 10 consumers would share significant personal information with their bank and insurer in return for cheaper services and products, a worldwide survey has found.
Friday 15th March 2019
Solvency II rules amended to slash insurers' capital requirements
The European Commission has slashed capital requirements for insurers investing in equity and private debt after amending key Solvency II rules.
Wednesday 13th March 2019
Global rankings for female economic empowerment revealed
The UK is the 13th best country in the OECD for female economic empowerment after climbing one position in an annual ranking by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Friday 8th March 2019
Taken to excess
Yiannis Parizas discusses an alternative approach to modelling excess levels in regressions
Wednesday 6th March 2019
TPR publishes guidance for scheme valuations
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today published guidance outlining how it expects employers and trustees to approach upcoming scheme valuations.
Tuesday 5th March 2019
Majority of private investors see Brexit 'opportunity'
More than half of private investors in the UK view Brexit as an opportunity, with the overwhelming majority confident about the outlook for their investments.
Monday 4th March 2019
Global FinTech investment doubles
Financial technology investment more than doubled across the world last year, with the UK and US both enjoying record levels of fundraising.
Friday 1st March 2019
UK drivers caught in £1.2bn insurance 'loyalty trap'
Millions of British drivers are automatically renewing their car insurance every year and overpaying by £1.2bn as a result, research by GoCompare has revealed.
Tuesday 26th February 2019