Several very good primers were recently written on how to think about inflation in the coming months. But as the reaction to monthly price inflation numbers that ever tick above a 2% annualized rate continues to be disproportionately angst-ridden, another one may be useful.
Inflation trends and associated risks around interest rates and exchange rates may have direct sovereign credit implications, says Fitch Ratings.
Shopping online from the comfort of your home can be easy and convenient, but it also leads to increased spending if you’re not careful.
Limiting the levers insurers can pull without worsening their company risk profiles Report on the outlook for the U.S. individual annuity industry provided by AM Best. OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Despite COVID-19’s operational and sales impacts on the U.S. individual annuity industry, the bigger issue for writers remains the low interest rate environment, according to a new […]
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Leading financial services firms increased reach into U.S. households and grew share of wallet, reversing a 2019 dip. This growth occurred even as trust and other key success metrics dropped at the national level, driven by steep declines among the most affluent customers, in a new research report by Hearts & Wallets.
Business executives are predicting the economy will roar back in the coming year, with revenue and profit growth expectations not seen since 2018, according to the second-quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey.
The Future Forum, a consortium launched by Slack Technologies, Inc., to help companies reimagine work in the new digital-first workplace, is releasing a new global study that unpacks how 15 months of pandemic work has shifted employee expectations.
Insurance Executives Believe Companies’ Digital Transformation Efforts Will Continue As Pandemic Fades
New research by LIMRA and McKinsey & Co. finds 8 in 10 insurance executives believe their companies’ efforts to adopt digital solutions accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most (9 in 10) agree that consumer expectations will demand these efforts continue post-pandemic.
In 2020, the life/annuity and property/casualty insurance segments increased their exposures to hedge funds, leading to an overall 6% increase in insurance industry investments, according to the latest AM Best report.