Tag Archive for asset allocation

Solvency II news: 29 March 2011

Contents: banks vs insurers over bonds, S&P’s new ‘M-factor’, impact of Solvency II on European equities markets Conflict between banks and insurers over long-dated bonds As banks must issue more long-dated bonds under Basel III, insurers shun these bonds under Solvency II. Bloomberg reports that higher charges may drive insurers to hold short-dated bonds and…

Solvency II news: 25 March 2011

Contents: CER and the budget; Solvency II and asset reallocation,  captive insurance in Guernsey, stress test news CER and the budget The Government is likely to keep tax relief on Claims Equalisation Reserves (CER) under Solvency II but the situation remains foggy. Howard Jones, head of financial services tax at Mazars, told Post Magazine: “Overall…