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Covid, Cyber, Compliance and ESG top risk concerns for financial services sector: Allianz

Financial institutions and their directors have to navigate a rapidly changing world, marked by new and emerging risks driven by cyber exposures based on the sector’s reliance on technology, a growing burden of compliance, and the turbulence of Covid-19, according to a new report 'Financial Services Risk Trends: An Insurer’s Perspective' from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

Allianz Survey: Effects of Covid-19 pandemic felt unequally across society in Europe

A survey commissioned by Allianz into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on respondents’ sense of security in five European countries has revealed inequality in the perceived repercussions of the pandemic across the dimensions of gender, age, and the extent to which a country was impacted by the virus.

Investment and retirement: Opportunities amid uncertainties

In their recently published Q4 Quarterly Market Perceptions Study, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) explored the perceptions of Americans regarding market developments, their readiness to invest, and their retirement strategies.

Covid effect: Savers embracing risk?

Coronavirus wreaked havoc on economies, jobs and people globally. You’d think risk aversion would rise even among those it left financially unaffected. Au contraire, locked down savers, with few options to spend on, invested in riskier assets such as equities and investment funds, finds Allianz Research...

Future of Gen Z incomes: Will the kids be all right?

"The future belongs to young people" is an idea reflected by numerous scholars, politicians, and philosophers. But what does that future hold for its protagonists in current times? A recent report from Allianz Economic Research takes a look at the future incomes of young generations…

Allianz Risk Barometer 2021: Lessons from Covid-19

The world’s largest vaccination program is already underway. But pandemic outbreak remains one of the top risks of 2021. What changes are reshaping the corporate landscape and what are companies doing to emerge stronger from the crisis? Allianz Risk Barometer 2021 takes stock...

An age-old, old-age problem: How financial advisors can help close the racial wealth gap

Making sure you are financially prepared for retirement is one of the most important steps you can take to protect both yourself and your family – and it is a step best taken early. Unfortunately, a recent U.S. study suggests that many People of Color may not be ready for the time after they stop working.

Allianz: How Covid-19 is changing claims trends and risk exposures for companies and their insurers

The Covid-19 pandemic is one of the largest economic loss events in history for companies and insurers alike. Claims trends and risk exposures are likely to evolve in both the mid- and long-term as a result of the pandemic, according to a new report Covid-19 – Changing Claims Patterns from AGCS...

Allianz Global Wealth Report 2020: Year of the Rich

A year to miss for several reasons, 2019 was also when global wealth jumped to a new record high. But not everyone benefited. And a positive trend towards financial equality reversed, according to the Allianz Global Wealth Report 2020...