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Investment Gains Boost Travelers Q4 Results

Combined ratio improves to 88.7%.

Arch Capital Announces $155m-$165Cat Loss Estimates

Big uncertainties around ultimate cost, Bermuda re/insurer warns.

Patrick Tiernan Becomes Lloyd’s Chief Of Markets

Will oversee performance management across the market.

A History of Giving

The IICF reflects on the insurance industry’s dedication to giving back.

Australia Hail Storms Cost Insurers in 2020

Three days of carnage in January left nearly A$2bn market loss.

Brazil’s Reinsurers Struggle Amid COVID-19

Economic uncertainty leads AM Best to maintain its negative outlook.

Lloyd’s Names Digital-Transformation Liaison Lead

Experienced insurance IT specialist Hélène Stanway joins from AXA XL.

Premium Growth in India Holds up Despite Downturn

Solvency concerns remain among carriers however, Moody’s says.

Liberty Launches New Terror Coverage for Germany

Product targets SME sector and includes NDBI option.

Magazine

Constrained growth outlook for ILS at 1.1

Shaken investor confidence capped off by COVID-19.

Reinsurance renewals: Hard questions asked at mid-year

While the hardening market presents opportunities for growth and tightening conditions, some reinsurers remain cautious in a world still riddled with uncertainty.

Dealing with BI backlash

Claims management has taken on a new meaning for insurers as they face a difficult judgment call from policyholders hit by pandemic losses.

Public/private risk sharing a panacea for future outbreaks

Government-backstopped insurance programmes are emerging as the future for pandemic risk transfer.

London market: redefining resilience

The world’s reinsurance hub kept turning through the worst of the pandemic, proving that modernisation is working.

The reinsurer’s pandemic conundrum

COVID-19 will push up reinsurance prices – but it will also add to reinsurers’ profitability woes.

Connecting the dots

How can the pandemic help to improve risk modelling?

Latin America: the COVID wild card

With the pandemic playing havoc on delicate economies throughout the region, executives weigh in on what it means for insurers going forward.

Position of strength – Continental Europe review

Analysts give their view on how insurers have managed COVID-19 and their future outlook for the region.

Captives in the age of COVID

In the face of expensive reinsurance renewals and other pressures, will captives stay the course?

MGA market faces COVID-19 capital hole

Reduced capital in the market could see MGAs have to work harder than ever to prove their value to capacity providers.

Reactions London Market Webinar Series: Day 2 Recap

Market modernization, the reinsurer’s perspective and TigerRisk keynote featured.

Reactions London Market Webinar Series: Day 1 Recap

Andrew Horton and Robert Cox take centre stage.

Talent keeps London at the top

Specialist expertise sees London maintain position as leading re/insurance hub.

No lights, no camera, no action

The Coronavirus pandemic has hit the film and TV production industry particularly hard.

Reinsurers confront pandemic conundrum

COVID-19 will push up reinsurance prices – but will also add to their profitability woes.

Can brokers be dragged into COVID-19 lawsuits?

As controversy continues over lack of BI coverage, questions arise as to whether brokers can be considered culpable.

Solvency, too

London carriers utilise a blend of strategies to shore up and take advantage of growth opportunities in the wake of the pandemic.

Latest Issue

October 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Cover interview with RenaissanceRe CEO Kevin O'Donnell
  • North America, LatAm and CIO Webinar Series round-ups 
  • North America and LatAm Award winners revealed
  • State of the U.S. market review

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