Insurers increasingly use reinsurance for earnings protection and volatility reduction

Risk appetite is increasingly central to insurers’ business decisions, according to Willis Towers Watson’s latest survey. The Global Reinsurance and Risk Appetite Survey Report 2017/2018 reveals that insurers are becoming less tolerant of missed earnings targets as a result of pressure from investors, and are increasingly turning to more sophisticated metrics, such as return on equity and economic capital. The…

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