insurance accounting News

Insurers’ Earnings Volatility Tied to Equities Accounting Change

Many insurers and reinsurers are facing some earnings volatility in 2018 due to a change in accounting requirements for equity securities, Fitch Ratings said in new market commentary. According to Fitch, companies with significant equity investments are particularly affected in …

P/C Insurers Question Need for Insurance Accounting Overhaul

The biggest overhaul of insurance accounting in 30 years advanced a step on Thursday with the release of a proposal that some insurers fear could make their profits more volatile. In a move to align financial statements worldwide, the U.S. …