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Conning Announces Organizational Updates, Executive Appointments

06/14/2018

To align its operating structure with its global model of regional and product-focused affiliates, leading global investment management firm Conning today announced several organizational changes and executive appointments designed to further enhance client service and investment strategy.


Property Casualty Insurance Distribution Landscape Changing Rapidly

06/07/2018

The channels and processes for property-casualty insurance distribution are undergoing unprecedented change, according to a new study by Conning.


Conning named Best-Fixed Income Asset Manager of the Year at the 2018 Insurance Investment Exchange Awards

05/30/2018

Conning named Best-Fixed Income Asset Manager at the 2018 Insurance Investment Exchange Awards. Congratulations to everyone involved in Conning Risk Solutions, Investment Management, and the GEMS® & FIRM® Software teams.


Hong Kong Economic Journal - The Strengthening of the USD Could Impact Southeast Asia Capital Flows 強美元或令東南亞資本外流 – 信報

05/08/2018

After experiencing the simultaneous recovery of the global economy throughout Asia, the regional market growth began to show signs of abating. Looking into the Asian market, different countries will show individual development.


Bloomberg - China will Play the Long Game 中國將會進行長遠的博弈 – 彭博

05/03/2018

China may offer the U.S. greater access to some of its markets during trade negotiators, said Conning’s Mark Franklin in this recent Bloomberg appearance, but won’t likely agree to U.S. requests that hinder its longer-term economic goals. See the video here.


CNBC: The Strengthening U.S. Dollar isn't Going to Last

05/02/2018

U.S. dollar strength has been improving in recent weeks, but that is unlikely to continue, notes Conning’s Marc Franklin in this recent CNBC appearance. Learn why in this video.


State of the States - Spring 2018

05/01/2018

Conning maintains its declining outlook on U.S. state credit quality overall, and tax reform may worsen conditions in some cases, but there are bright spots. Our State of the States report May 2018 is the latest in our semi-annual analysis and ranking of all 50 states by credit quality. 


Best's Review: Emerging Opportunity

04/10/2018

Emerging markets may hold greater appeal for insurers looking for new sources of yield, return and diversification. Learn more about the asset class and the opportunities for insurers in this April Best’s Review article by filling out the form.


CNBC: A Look at Possible Developments in the U.S.- China Trade Dispute

04/03/2018

Conning’s Marc Franklin offers perspective on the issues at the core of the U.S-China trade discussions during this CNBC interview.