CNBC - What's the Investment Case for Japan?


Conning’s Marc Franklin believes Japan’s central bank will continue its stimulative monetary policy to help support corporate earnings with the goal that those earnings then pass through to consumers, per this Oct. 3 appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box.

Conning's Risk Management Software Adds Cloud Computing Functionality


Conning, today announced the release of Version 7.0 of its suite of risk management software products (GEMS® Economic Scenario Generator, FIRM® Portfolio Analyzer, and ADVISE® Enterprise Risk Modeler), which now includes new Grid-as-a-Service functionality, allowing clients to access processing power via the cloud.

Growing Affluent Market Opportunity for Life Insurers


The recent very high rate of growth of the Affluent Market is a significant opportunity for life insurers, according to a new study by Conning.

Personal Auto Insurers Will Seek New Strategies in a Challenging Market


The personal auto insurance market needs to evolve in response to new market dynamics, according to a new study by Conning.

CNBC - U.S. and China Dispute focuses on Long Term Aspiration of China


The U.S./China trade standoff is part of the latter’s larger and longer-term pursuit of technological and industrial policy leadership, explains Conning’s Marc Franklin during this Aug. 30 CNBC appearance.

CNBC - Marc Franklin - Look at Markets on a Case by Case Basis


Conning’s Marc Franklin discusses potential fallout from Turkey’s economic crisis during this CNBC interview Aug. 12.

Bloomberg Markets Asia - The Growing International Trade War Carries Risks


The growing international trade war carries risks, notes Rich Sega, Conning’s Global Chief Investment Strategist, but he thinks it can be resolved in a way that is good for markets in the long run, per this July 16 appearance on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”

Bloomberg Markets Asia - The Impact of a Softer Brexit


Russell Büsst, Conning’s CEO and CIO for Europe, discusses the impact of a “softer” Brexit, a possible rate hike by the Bank of England and the potential impact on sterling in this “Bloomberg Markets: Asia” interview July 13.

Life Insurance Industry Faces Market Penetration Challenge


The life insurance industry has shown relatively steady sales over the past decade, but the number of policies and resulting market penetration are in decline, according to a new study by Conning.

CNBC - 'Focus on the Actions' Rather than Rhetoric on Trade: Investor


Conning’s Marc Franklin offers views on investment strategies as trade-war rhetoric heats up, and what might be on central bankers’ minds in terms of future policy in this CNBC interview July 5.