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Brit posts loss for full-year 2018

Specialist insurer does see slight increase in GWP.

Insight into 'soft' cyber market

Can the market correct itself, or is a true cyber catastrophe a prerequisite?

ESG in the EU

European re/insurers have begun to push Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) operations as essential to their work – but it’s been an uphill battle.

Lancashire rebounds from 2017 loss

Despite a cat-filled Q4, Bermuda group returns to a profit.

AIG in Q4: Scratched by cats

2018's final-quarter catastrophe losses take their toll on earnings.

Where in the world is ILS?

One year of losses couldn’t put a serious dent in the ILS market – but two years’ worth has raised some eyebrows.

Terrorism insurance law evolves

Pool Re is granted power to cover non-damage business interruption.

Arch Q4 results: net income down, GWP up

After-tax operating income up slightly.

Renewals: How was it for you?

There was no big correction at 1 January – but with mid-year renewals now on the horizon, change is in the air.

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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