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AXA 2018 results announced

Simplified operating model helps company with record earnings, despite difficult Q4.

Swiss Re results hit by major nat cats

P&C results impacted, Corporate Solutions results ‘disappointing’.

London to take on Bermuda as catastrophe bond centre

With London looking to grow its ILS issuance business, Bermuda now has a serious onshore rival looking over its shoulder.

SCOR enjoys profitable 2018

The company’s full-year results show it on solid financial footing.

SCOR Global names new CEO

Industry veteran retires, leaving the door open for fresh faces at the French giant.

Reinsurers pull back on ILS as corporates expand

Swiss Re report reveals that while non-insurers are bullish on ILS, reinsurers are reassessing.

Willis Re appoints agriculture trio

The three new appointments are part of a push into Asian agriculture markets.

ESG and Me

Socially conscious business practices are a feel-good trend, but could be putting re/insurers’ solvency at risk.

Neither dark nor stormy

Q&A with Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers President/CEO John Huff.

Magazine

Lloyd’s readies for a revolution

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks into whether Lloyd's needs to man the barricades - or open the borders.

The art of the interview

Editor-in-chief Shawn Moynihan takes on the 'art of the interview' with insurance legend Pat Ryan in February's comment piece.

Emerging Risks 2019: Casualty market is primed for 2019 i...

The casualty space is in the spotlight for 2019.

BlackRock: Insurers ready to use their portfolios to boos...

Insights from BlackRock’s seventh Global Insurance Survey.

Innovation to foster growth of Bermuda re/insurance market

Kroll Bond Rating Agency’s overview of the Bermuda market.

Emergency risks – they just keep on coming

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks at what P&C insurers need to know about new risks.

Singapore’s Roar

A week at the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC) reveals that the country’s position in the world of re/insurance and its innovative spirit remain secure.

Africa buoyed by improving outlook

A resurgent economy has boosted African reinsurers’ confidence over their market’s outlook, against a background of rising premium rates and volumes.

Regulators find the X-factor

Brexit is bringing national supervisors into the limelight as UK insurers weigh up their options.

A good prognosis

Coverys, the medical professional liability insurer, arrived in London in the middle of Brexit, changes at Lloyd’s and while the attempted repeal of Obamacare was underway. It hasn’t dimmed the management’s optimism.

AI’s role in pricing raises concerns

The growing role of artificial intelligence issue in price optimisation has attracted regulators interest in the UK and US.

Mike McGavick: Straight Talk

The former XL Group CEO and self-styled “turnaround guy” shares his views on the market and his feelings about the companies he transformed.

Gimme an E, gimme an S, gimme a G

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks at the responsibility insurers' have to Environmental, Social and Governance risks.

Telematics for ships

Marine insurance is an old business, but new ways of studying shipping data could afford hull and machinery underwriters better insight into the risks they are insuring.

Alt cap growth blows past Q4 roadblocks

Alternative capital investors have adapted to the hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes that occurred late last year, with industry brokers in agreement that capacity will rise again in 2018.

An improving forecast for weather risk specialists

The outlook for weather risk management is looking bright thanks to increasing demand, reduced basis risk and better products.

Life insurers’ secret weapon: Behavioral economics

For life insurers, behavioral economics is the key to bridging a protection gap of approximately $12bn.

Insurers in search of a future-proof investment strategy

How should insurers adapt their investment strategy to a rising interest rate environment and future uncertainties around inflation? AXA-IM’s Mathilde Sauvé and Chris Price discuss the implications of a changing market dynamic and the choices available to insurers in the UK and the Eurozone.

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February 2019

 

 In this month's Reactions

  • Pat Ryan
  • MENA outlook
  • Bermuda market overview
  • ESG focus
  • AIG's Tracie Grella
  • Swiss Re's Moses Ojeisekhoba,
  • Global Risk Report 2019

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