Investment by insurance companies in Europe grew by 3.2% in 2013. However, the sector fears that long-term investments may be adversely affected when tighter prudential regulations come into force in 2016.
The European Union's powerful insurance watchdog EIOPA has blasted stagnant political talks to finalise new risk capital rules for the insurance sector, saying the delay was undermining EU credibility internationally.
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