Swiss Re: nat cat insured losses break $100bn threshold again in 2022

Natural catastrophes in 2022 included hurricane Ian, hailstorms in France and flooding in Australia


Maintain pricing discipline, despite easing inflation, says Swiss Re

The reinsurer says inflation will increase P&C claims costs by 5-7.5% across five main markets


Swiss Re reduces carbon intensity of corporate bonds and equities by 42%

The reinsurer also highlights green transition opportunities


"Ample scope" for life and health insurance to be more inclusive, says Swiss Re Institute

The reinsurer ranks countries based on the inclusiveness of their L&H insurance markets.


FWD grew net operating profits 83% in 2022

Group raised $1.8bn of private capital since 2021


Swiss Re favours exposure to big natcats over secondary perils in 2023

Overall exposure to natural catastrophes remains the same as 2022


IAG reports "notable decrease" in reinsurers' appetite for property risk

Auckland floods lead Australasian group to increase natcat budget


"More ripples than waves" from China reopening, says Swiss Re

The reopening could slow an expected decline in inflation


"Inflation risk is still there", Swiss Re analyst warns

Life insurance lapse risk has yet to materialise


Understanding of nature risk is accelerating fast, say risk experts

However it still lags understanding of climate risk