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  • US trade policy and its impact on Asia - Moody's Analytics

    US trade policy has the potential to do more harm than good for US manufacturing and the broader economy, particularly if more protectionist policies are implemented by the US or if its trading partners retaliate. Moody's Analytics - using its Global Macro Model which covers more than 70 countries linked via trade flows, foreign direct investment, commodity prices and financial markets - looked at three trade scenarios, and the resultant impact on the US, Chinese and Asian economies.

    Agents | 23 Oct 2018
  • Insurers ready to increase level of investment risk - BlackRock

    BlackRock's seventh annual global survey of 372 senior insurance executives across 27 countries in the insurance and reinsurance sectors, representing estimated assets under management of $7.8tn, found that almost half (47%) of insurers surveyed plan to increase portfolio risk exposure over the next one to two years, compared to only 9% who planned to do so in 2017.

    AIRPlus | 24 Sep 2018
  • Singapore: Regulator warns of fraudulent websites soliciting Bitcoin investments

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a warning on fraudulent websites soliciting investments in Bitcoins using fabricated comments attributed to MAS Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam.

    Agents | 20 Sep 2018
  • An emerging markets story- Reaching the next 1bn by 2030

    LeapFrog Investments founder and CEO Dr Andrew Kuper was honoured with the 2018 John S. Bickley Founder's Award Gold Medal for Excellence at the recent Global Insurance Forum in Berlin, hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS) and The Institutes. Dr Kuper, who received a standing ovation, was lauded for his pioneering work in profit with purpose investment and for opening new investment channels aimed at closing protection gaps and serving to build economic security.

    AIRPlus | 16 Aug 2018
  • Quantitative easing is bad for your health (and life)

    Every serious economist in the world already knew that a centralised intervention in the market economics of the world's biggest economy the size and duration of the Fed's quantitative easing programme would have all sorts of consequences.

    AIRPlus | 07 Aug 2018
  • How are investment experts responding to economic issues?

    Received questions on the investment environment from your clients? Here's help.

    Agents | 07 Aug 2018
  • Market volatility and policy uncertainty weigh on global financial conditions - Moody's

    Increased market volatility linked to rising trade tensions, elevated geopolitical risk and policy uncertainty and weaker corporate creditworthiness weighed on global financial conditions in the first half of 2018, according to Moody's Investors Service.

    Agents | 18 Jul 2018
  • Hannover Re to divest from coal

    Hannover Re is the 17th and the latest (re)insurer to join the growing band of (re)insurers to divest from coal. The German reinsurer will divest from, and will also no longer invest in, companies that depend on coal for more than 25% of their business.

    AIRPlus | 11 Jul 2018
  • Investor sentiment reflects fear of international trade conflicts

    The latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index (MISI) for equities across Asia has dropped eight points from January (40 points) to March 2018 (32 points), of which the sentiment of the equity asset class in Hong Kong has seen the biggest drop, 19 points.

    Agents | 24 Apr 2018
  • New, small, insurers to face more challenges under ALM rules

    The CIRC's new rules for asset-liability management (ALM), announced last week, will mean more challenges for newer and smaller insurers will face more challenges, not only because of the potential wide mismatch in ALM that could be reported under the new rules but also the higher cost they will face to bring their system into compliance, says Moody's Investors Service.

    China | 09 Mar 2018


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