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  • Korean ICS puts pressure on insurers' capital management

    19 February 2024

    But higher interest rates and transitional measures mitigate burden on solvency ratios, says AM Best

  • 777 Re downgraded to junk status

    19 February 2024

    AM Best says Bermudian life reinsurer's balance sheet is "very weak"

  • Social inflation puts casualty re/insurers under continued pressure

    15 February 2024

    AM Best says third-party litigation funding continues to drive social inflation in the US

  • Noto Peninsular earthquake likely to trigger $5.3bn insured losses, says Global Data

    13 February 2024

    AM Best flags possible reinsurance rate hikes in April renewals

  • AM Best flags further worsening in cost and availability for Californian property cover

    12 February 2024

    Using historic data for pricing increasingly "unwise" as new climatic paradigm emerges

  • P&I Clubs rate hikes needed for "price adequacy" in next week's renewals, says AM Best

    12 February 2024

    Hikes of between 5% to 7.5% are expected, lower than 10% seen a year ago

  • Strategies to manage cyber risk diverge among Europe's re/insurers

    07 February 2024

    Despite this, AM Best still expects significant growth in the market

  • Japanese property insurers outfoxed by customers on renewals

    31 January 2024
  • US annuity writers' lapse benefits outpace premium growth, finds AM Best

    23 January 2024

    New private equity and asset manager-backed insurers will fuel market competition

  • Law change prompts Swiss Re debt downgrade

    09 January 2024

    AM Best says senior unsecured debt now ranked below policyholders in insolvency scenario