Despite ongoing economic volatility, 46 percent North American insurers and reinsurers intend to be aggressive in their respective investment strategies over the next year, a new survey  from Towers Watson finds.

Nonetheless, the 2011 Insurer Asset Management Survey did reveal a healthy dose of anxiety among respondents regarding interest rates, with 83 percent asserting that low interest rates are the greatest investment challenge they face. Interestingly, the opposite fear of inflation and attendant rapidly rising interest rates also registered with respondents with 54 percent deeming it a challenge.

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