(Bloomberg) -- American International Group Inc. and Allianz SE are among insurers deemed systemically important by global financial rule makers, meaning they may face tougher capital standards and tighter regulation.

The list of nine too-big-to-fail insurers, including MetLife Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc. in the U.S. and France’s Axa SA, was published late yesterday by the Financial Stability Board, the Basel, Switzerland-based body set up by the Group of 20 nations.

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