Insurance capital increased equity investment, and the balance of stocks and funds held exceeded 2.7 trillion yuan

 Insurance capital increased equity investment, and the balance of stocks and funds held exceeded 2.7 trillion yuan

Insurance assets continue to flow into a shares

According to the latest data disclosed by regulators, the speed of insurance capital inflow into a shares has not slowed down this year. As of the end of October, the balance of two investments in stocks and securities investment funds accounted for 13.2% of the total use of insurance assets, which was basically the same as that at the beginning of the year.

Although the proportion of investment did not change much, with the increase of the amount of insurance capital month by month, the absolute investment amount of insurance capital in stocks and securities investment funds increased significantly. By the end of October, the balance of insurance investment was 2746.9 billion yuan, an increase of 310.4 billion yuan over the beginning of the year. It can be predicted that with the continuous growth of premium income in the insurance industry, even if the proportion of insurance capital to equity investment remains unchanged, there will still be incremental insurance capital flowing into a shares.

Affected by the epidemic, the growth rate of insurance premium has slowed down this year. According to the data disclosed by the CIRC, the insurance industry realized the original premium income of 3960.8 billion yuan in the first 10 months of this year, up 6.68% year on year. In 2019, the growth rate of the original premium of the insurance industry will exceed 12%.

The CBRC has also continued to encourage insurance funds to enter the market as long-term funds. On July 17, the CIRC issued the notice on issues related to optimizing the supervision of equity asset allocation of insurance companies, breaking the upper limit of equity investment in insurance assets; on October 10, the CIRC issued the notice on issues related to the optimization of investment management capacity of insurance institutions, canceling the filing management of investment management capacity in stock and other fields; on November 13, the CIRC issued the noticeu300a The circular on matters related to financial equity investment of insurance funds clearly cancels the industry restrictions on financial equity investment of insurance funds. The introduction of a series of policies, are in the insurance investment a share loose.

From the perspective of insurance capitals attitude towards equity investment, many insurance companies recently said that they are optimistic about the value of medium and long-term investment in the capital market and will increase their investment in equity. The relevant person in charge of Asset Management Department of love life told Securities Daily that at the current point of time, the overall valuation of the equity market is at a high historical median level, and some sectors are still at an undervalued or reasonable valuation level after performance adjustment. We believe that the equity market at the end of the year still has investment value. Based on the above objective judgment on the market valuation and the companys premium income in the second half of the year, we will increase A-share allocation in the fourth quarter according to the market fluctuation, and maintain a reasonable level of equity asset allocation.

Banking stocks pick up

Improve the return on insurance investment

Bank stocks staged the end of the year meal market, is expected to further increase the return on insurance investment.

On November 27, ICBCs share price rose sharply and led to the overall rise of the banking sector. According to chioce data of Dongfang fortune, the overall growth of the banking sector in November reached 9%, significantly exceeding market expectations.

Since this year, due to the impact of the new accounting standards, insurance capital is still increasing the number of bank stocks with high red rate. According to the new standards, insurance companies will fully implement IFRS9 accounting standards next year (Ping An of China has taken the lead). Under the new standard, all equity financial assets will be measured at fair value, which will make the financial investment of insurance enterprises more flexible. In order to smooth the impact of investment income on the net profit of insurance enterprises, insurance enterprises will prefer large blue chip stocks represented by high dividend and low volatility state-owned bank stocks.