THE AXIS™ ACTUARIAL SYSTEM
The AXIS actuarial system is a single comprehensive actuarial software solution for modeling of insurance and annuity products with unparalleled flexibility. It is widely used by life insurers, reinsurers, and consulting firms around the globe for pricing, reserving, asset and liability management (ALM), financial modeling, capital calculations, and hedging. Training, documentation, full-time client support and ongoing enhancements are included as intrinsic parts of the system. The AXIS solution provides the flexibility to deploy large-scale computing power through an advanced cloud-based delivery platform or software installed in on-premise grids.
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Coronavirus Precautions Adopted by Moody’s
In view of ongoing developments globally in respect to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Moody’s Analytics has decided to cancel all pending in-person AXIS training, relying on remote (web-based) training until further notice...
COVID-19 Mortality Sensitivity Testing
The AXIS actuarial system is prepared to assist users with COVID-19 mortality sensitivity testing. Knowledge Base article 2249 demonstrates how to set up scenario testing concerning the COVID-19 pandemic.
AXIS Webinar: US GAAP ASU 2018-12
Moody's Analytics hosted our fourth webinar on our progress and future plans for supporting actuarial modeling and current period reporting under US GAAP ASU 2018-12 (Long Duration Targeted Improvements). The presentation is now available to AXIS clients.
AXIS Solution Supports Negative Interest Rates
With the significant drop of prime rates globally in response to the current and projected economic disruption, AXIS clients have asked if the AXIS system is ready for negative interest rate assumptions.
AXIS Support for IFRS 17
The IFRS 17 standard applies a principles-based approach which requires interpretation and contemplates optional approaches. Practice may evolve differently in different markets. We are developing full support for the new requirements, and much of the function...
AXIS Support for US GAAP ASU 2018-12
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that changes some of the established methodology and assumption setting for financial reporting under US GAAP. Learn more about AXIS support...
Moody's Analytics Webinar Series on IFRS 17
Moody's Analytics presents a four-part pre-recorded series with IFRS 17 subject matter experts on a number of key issues.
Fixed Scenario Format Scheduled to be Removed August 2020
In September 2016, we notified AXIS users that the Fixed Scenario Format would be removed from AXIS. This note is to inform you that in August 2020 we will permanently remove the Fixed Scenario Format.
Upcoming Release of the New Generation of AXIS GridLink and Changes to...
We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of the new version of AXIS GridLink. This represents a beginning of a new generation of GridLink that is designed with Cloud and Software-as-a-Service in mind. With the introduction of the new AXIS GridLink, we a...
Moody’s Analytics Wins Five InsuranceERM Awards
Moody's Analytics has won five categories at the 2020 InsuranceERM Awards. These results continue our strong showings at the InsuranceERM Awards, following three category wins last year, two wins in 2018, and two wins in 2017.
IFRS 17 and The Appointed Actuary in Canada
The Canadian Institute of Actuaries has published a new research paper by Trevor Howes, Director - Actuary at Moody's Analytics on the implications of IFRS 17 on Appointed Actuaries in Canada.