NZ firms trumpet second-event reinsurance as cyclone Gabrielle follows floods

Underwriters expect Gabrielle's costs to exceed 2016's Kaikoura earthquake bill of NZ$2.3bn


Suncorp open to more quota sharing as reinsurance market keeps hardening

Claims inflation in motor has peaked, chief executive says


Auckland floods lead IAG to flag full-year cat costs beyond A$1bn

Australasian insurers making full use of reinsurance programmes


Australian BI insurers win as High Court refuses right to appeal

Denial of appeal means protracted BI test case process has largely drawn to a close


Insurers under pressure to halt cover for Australian gas field expansion

Ichthys is one of the world's most complex liquefied natural gas projects


Claims inflation? What claims inflation?

Rising costs of goods and labour may be squeezing underwriting results in Europe and North America, but for many insurers in Asia, claims cost inflation is a world away in every sense. David Walker reports


Suncorp's inflation-fighting measures pay off

Claims inflation in some lines is running at just 1% to 2%, says the Australian insurer's CEO


"Band-aid solutions" will not address climate change, warns Suncorp CEO

Steve Johnston made the comment as the insurer released its full-year results