Most read stories for the week include an article on U.S. investors pivoting to focus on sustainability and Prudential Financial being positive about its 2018 outlook.
Private equity life insurance deal, rumor could signal trend
If Voya Financial Inc.'s rumored negotiation to sell $50 billion in retirement annuities to Athene Holding Ltd. materializes into a deal, it could signal a market trend of private equity snapping up discounted life insurance blocks, according to industry observers.
Slowly but surely, US investors pivoting to focus on sustainability
Momentum for sustainable investing is gaining as the world's largest asset managers and companies react to increasing investor demand for strategies that focus on environmental, social and governance issues.
Diversity can pay — but women aren't 'pixie dust'
Investors hoping to beat the market by focusing on diversity need to dig deeper than a simple metric such as the number of women on a board.
As tax reform looms, Prudential Financial positive on outlook for '18
Prudential Financial Inc. is optimistic about its ability to generate strong cash flow and return on equity heading into next year.
Unum can absorb rising LTC loss ratios in near term, exec says
Unum Group has seen the loss ratio for its long-term care business increase, but the company does not expect to take a charge in the fourth quarter.