Gender pay gap just 6% for German insurers, AGV finds

Trade body's figures suggest insurance is doing better than other financial services


German actuaries warn of elevated mortality as climate change emerges

Heat stress more likely as global climate warms, says DAV


German regulator "intensively supervising" 20 life firms

Low yields and high promises the reason, says BaFin chief


Covid-19 deaths still "a long way" from Spanish flu scenario

Germany's excess mortality in pandemic revealed by Destatis


Germany reveals profits from pandemic trade credit insurance programme

Support scheme for trade underwriters ran until June 2021


GDV predicts 6% growth among Germany's life insurers in 2021

Retirement-focused policies are one-fifth of sales at present


Country profile: Germany

Europe's third-largest insurance industry has survived the coronavirus pandemic so far, but continues to be plagued by low rates and poor profitability in motor and home cover, as David Walker describes in this special report featuring interviews with BaFin's Frank Grund and GDV's Jörg Asmussen


German life insurers must wait to judge Covid-19's true impact

Leading actuary warns it's premature to discount Covid's effect