Losses from extratropical cyclone Thomas, or Doris as it was known in the UK, have hardly moved from PERILS' second claims prediction which was issued in May last year.
Catastrophe losses hit Swiss Re to the tune of $4.7bn in 2017, with its Corporate Solutions arm facing $1.1bn of claims in the US - its largest market.
Class action lawsuits filed in US federal courts related to mergers have reached their highest level ever, and an improving economy could exacerbate the situation, Fitch Ratings has warned.
Scor continued to see successes associated with its Vision in Action strategic plan in 2017 despite property and casualty profits dropping from the natural catastrophe events.
Up to 80% of insurers may not be utilising collected data to its full potential claims once again highlighting the failure of the industry to adapt to new technologies.
New York's Alleghany Corporation registered a sizable increase in net earnings during the fourth quarter of 2017 with its re/insurance operations boosting the business.
PartnerRe's specialty segment boosted its underwriting income by more than 25% in 2017, but that was not enough to prevent it from posting a sharp reduction in net profit for the year when compared with 2016.
The burgeoning Latin American economy has emboldened some to make moves into the market, but severe operational and political risks remain in the 33 countries that make up Latin America and the Carribean according to Marsh and BMI's latest political risk index.
Two senior departures have led Hamilton Underwriting Ltd to make a series of promotions to its senior underwriting team.
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