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Life insurers 'optimistic despite market turbulence'
The majority of European life insurers are positive about the outlook for their businesses despite the challenges posed by the rising cost of capital and regulatory change, Towers Watson said today.
Friday 11th May 2012
FSA to consider revising projection rates downwards
The Financial Services Authority has said it will consult on revising its prescribed projected rates of return for products such as personal pensions and life products downwards after research supported the move.
Wednesday 11th April 2012
Life: The future of underwriting - catching waves
Tim Jehnichen discusses trends in life insurance underwriting and how actuaries need to work closely with underwriters to develop accurate, forward-looking best estimates
Tuesday 3rd April 2012
Retirees 'need £86bn more to be financially comfortable'
People who have either retired or are about to need an extra £86bn to feel financially comfortable in retirement, according to MGM Advantage.
Monday 27th February 2012
Mortality rate shows above-average improvement in 2011
There were 20,000 fewer deaths last year than would have been expected if the mortality rate hadnt improved by 4%, the Actuarial Profession revealed today.
Friday 3rd February 2012
Life actuaries urged to rethink tail risk
One of the most keenly attended sessions at the Life Conference, which took place in Liverpool from 20-22 November, was John Roes The sting in the tail.
Monday 30th January 2012
Rear adds Asia to CEO remit at Munich Re Life
Andrew Rear, CEO of Munich Re Life UK, Ireland, Africa and Australia, will extend his responsibility to the group's Life operations in Asia on 1 January 2012...
Thursday 15th December 2011