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    1. August 14, 2016

      Insurers elicit fury over increases in elderly care premiums

      US insurance executives have been accused of making “obscene” demands to suddenly double care policy premiums for the...

    2. August 7, 2016

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    1. August 5, 2016

      Allianz net profits hit by higher claims and writedown

      Allianz’s net profits halved in the second quarter, after the German insurer was hit by a mixture of higher claims for...

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      August 5, 2016

      Allianz shares hit as Q2 results marred by flooding claims

      Allianz is among the biggest fallers in Europe in early trading after second quarter operating profit at Europe’s...

    3. August 1, 2016

      Insurers: Forced to dig deep

      Bernard Skripek thought he was doing the right thing. After a career teaching junior high school children, he took out...

    4. July 24, 2016

      Allianz chief promises closer ties with Pimco

      The new head of Allianz’s asset management business has promised a closer relationship between the German insurer and...

    5. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Pimco raids Man Group to find new CEO

      Pimco has raided Man Group, the world’s largest listed hedge fund, to find a new chief executive. Manny Roman,...

    6. June 28, 2016

      Africa’s insurance market a ‘giant waking up’

      When KPMG, the advisory company, held its inaugural East Africa Insurance Conference in February, organisers were...

    7. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Axa's new CEO tempers growth expectations

      Axa’s incoming chief executive has promised a combination of growth and digital transformation. Laying out his plans...

    8. June 19, 2016

      Allianz’s Mohamed El-Erian on life after Pimco

      If there ever comes a time when Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco’s former co-chief investment officer, is ready to talk about...

    9. June 12, 2016

      Allianz criticises EU’s insurance stress tests

      Europe’s biggest insurer has hit out at regulators’ latest plans for EU-wide stress tests, calling them “half cooked”....

    10. June 12, 2016

      Mohamed El-Erian: don’t dismiss Fed rate rise in June

      Veteran bond investor Mohamed El-Erian has criticised the market for overreacting to the weak US job numbers published...

    11. May 18, 2016

      Let’s do lunch

      Some thrive on the traditional power lunch; some enjoy going blank over a solitary sandwich. But now Marie Schneegans,...

    12. May 2, 2016

      Allianz bullish as first-quarter earnings jump 21%

      Shares in Allianz, the world’s largest insurer, climbed 3 per cent on Monday after it reported a 21 per cent jump in...

    13. Fast FT

      May 2, 2016

      Allianz posts higher Q1 net income but revenue drops

      Talk about a mixed bag. German insurer Allianz, which has been among the biggest risers on Germany’s Dax index this...

    14. Fast FT

      May 2, 2016

      European exporters lead bourses higher

      European equities were rising on the bourses that opened for business on May Day, with major export stocks setting the...

    15. April 17, 2016

      Big insurers prefer fund management

      It is a stressful time for the bosses of many of the world’s largest insurance companies, who are struggling with...

    16. April 6, 2016

      Anbang to acquire Allianz’s South Korea operations

      Allianz has pulled out of South Korea, selling its poorly-performing business in the country to Anbang, the acquisitive...

    17. March 18, 2016

      Generali knowledge

      Nothing will change. So said Italian insurer Generali after its boss, Mario Greco, was poached by rival Zurich. One...

    18. March 18, 2016

      Budget: Has George Osborne had Mohamed El-Erian round for tea?

      Not many can do misery quite like Mohamed El-Erian. The chief economic adviser to Allianz, FT columnist and author of...

    19. March 13, 2016

      Markets spotlight: commentary in review

      Welcome to spotlight on market commentary, written by outside guest contributors and journalists at the Financial...

    20. March 10, 2016

      Allianz hires Jackie Hunt to oversee Pimco

      Allianz has hired Jackie Hunt, the former head of Prudential’s UK business, to oversee its troubled asset manager...

    21. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Ex-Pru UK chief Hunt joins Germany's Allianz

      Jackie Hunt, who ran the UK arm of insurer Prudential until her surprise departure six months ago, is joining the...

    22. March 9, 2016

      Fears of lower interest rates drag European insurance bonds down

      Insurance bonds have suffered the worst start to the year of any major corporate bond sector in Europe, highlighting...

    23. Brussels Blog

      March 8, 2016

      Britain's Tories give a boot to Merkel's AfD foes

      Germany’s anti-immigrant Alternative für Deutschland party found itself without a home in the European Parliament on...

    24. February 19, 2016

      Allianz profits fall shy of expectations

      Allianz issued a cautious forecast for the year ahead after it reported fourth-quarter earnings that fell marginally...

    25. Fast FT

      February 19, 2016

      Record revenue helps Allianz top estimates in FY15

      Allianz, the German insurer and parent of US bond fund Pimco, has delivered results close to the the top end of its...

    26. February 18, 2016

      All eyes on dividends as UK insurers begin results season

      Back in December, the first half of 2016 looked relatively straightforward for the UK’s large life insurers. The EU’s...

    27. January 18, 2016

      Aviva opens ‘digital garage’ in technology push

      Few investors would associate exposed brick walls, table footie and vintage posters in London’s trendy Hoxton Square...

    28. January 18, 2016

      Insurers commit $1bn to tech start-ups

      Some of the world’s biggest insurers have committed more than $1bn to investing in technology start-ups as the industry...

    29. January 17, 2016

      Prudential to make first move on new capital rules

      Prudential will this week set a benchmark for rivals by becoming the first of the UK insurers to reveal its capital...

    30. Fast FT

      December 23, 2015

      Allianz pushes further into Asia-Pacific with Philippines deal

      First China, now the Philippines. German insurer Allianz, which last month set out bold new growth targets, has...

    31. Fast FT

      December 11, 2015

      US stocks sink, Treasuries rally

      Risk appetite is in retreat on Friday. The S&P 500 is down 1.3 per cent and US government bonds are rallying hard on...

    32. November 27, 2015

      Wind power: turn off

      Virtue, like many goods, grows more popular as its price declines. Investors and utilities are turning their backs on...

    33. November 24, 2015

      Allianz: tales of the unexpected

      Keep the customers happy by rolling out digital products. Keep the green lobby happy by pulling out of coal...

    34. November 24, 2015

      Allianz to expand China business with Baidu joint venture

      Allianz is to launch a joint venture with the Chinese search engine group Baidu and the investment group Hillhouse...

    35. November 2, 2015

      Listed: the world’s largest fund companies

      Allianz has fallen down the ranking of the world’s largest investment groups by assets for the second year running,...

    36. October 25, 2015

      Pimco promises ‘no entitlements’ under new incentive scheme

      Pimco is overhauling a compensation system for senior staff which lies at the heart of co-founder Bill Gross’s...

    37. October 25, 2015

      More fund managers sue scandal-hit Petrobras

      Dozens of mutual funds owned by Pimco, Allianz, Legg Mason and Western Asset Management have sued Petrobras over losses...

    38. October 12, 2015

      Regulators set their sights on insurance

      The $185bn bailout of the insurer AIG still makes Ben Bernanke fume. “Once I fully understood how irresponsible, or...

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