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  • S&P: Iran-Israel conflict unlikely to erupt into full-scale Middle East war

    17 April 2024

    The rating agency says Emea insurers are not currently materially affected by the conflict, but risks remain

  • Baltimore bridge collapse: insured losses to run into billions of dollars

    27 March 2024

    The disaster will also strongly impact the International Group of P&I Associations

  • Breakeven is best Asia's reinsurers can hope for underwriting in 2024, predicts S&P Global

    13 March 2024

    Rating agency predicts more regular reviews of underwriting assumptions in future

  • Japan earthquake triggers 50,000 claims, and collaboration among insurers

    30 January 2024
  • S&P Global predicts less than $1bn of insured losses from Japan quake

    15 January 2024
  • Stable outlook for global reinsurers amid strong pricing conditions

    05 September 2023

    S&P Global had viewed the sector as negative since May 2020

  • A new chapter for Solvency II's SFCR

    30 August 2023

    Modifications to the solvency and financial condition report (SFCR) have been mooted in the UK and EU, although insurers and users have urged caution on any potential changes. Paul Walsh reports

  • Apra urges Australia's property insurers to consider alternative ways to reinsure

    03 August 2023

    Country's reinsurers made A$1.25 for every dollar of claims paid over decade, says S&P Global Ratings

  • Climate change won't deter reinsurers' interest in China, says S&P Global

    21 June 2023

    Non-life ceding ratio has risen from 8.5% to 10% since 2019

  • Catastrophe models lead the charge on climate risk integration

    27 April 2023

    Insurers are putting significant effort into understanding how climate affects their business - none more so than in improving their catastrophe models, as Joshua Geer reports