P&C (re)insurers should counter the prevailing low interest
environment by increasing their appetite for investment risk.
That was the view expressed by the respondents to a Towers Watson survey when asked about the sector's current investment strategy.
The survey, which asked the opinion of 16 equity analysts covering the P&C sector, found that two-thirds of those questioned believed there was scope for increased risk on the investment side.
The analysts reasoned that taking on more investment risk, while not a...
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