Archive

  • Swiss Re's group CEO Christian Mumenthaler to step down

    03 April 2024

    Spokesperson confirms his departure is not into retirement

  • Cresta urges severe convective storms not to be called secondary perils

    02 April 2024

    The firm warned SCS "are no longer purely an issue of frequency but also of severity"

  • Swiss Re highlights pricing and incentivising importance as nat cat losses spike

    26 March 2024

    Record 142 insured nat cats in 2023, totalling $108bn in losses

  • Swiss Re vetoed at least 58 underwriting transactions in 2023 due to ESG risk

    15 March 2024

    The number of total abstentions will be even higher

  • US second most exposed country to climate change, Swiss Re finds

    28 February 2024

    Philippines most exposed as climate change losses will grow

  • Paris Agreement "missed a trick" by failing to create standard-setting organisations, says Swiss Re CEO

    16 February 2024

    Christian Mumenthaler said re/insurers' collaboration on net-zero goals, post-NZIA, is problematic

  • US property rate debate rages as natcats soar

    08 February 2024

    Demands for higher rates for homeowners coverage are creating tensions among consumer groups, regulators and underwriters. Sarfraz Thind reports on attempts to sustain the market as natural catastrophe losses mount

  • Swiss Re economists predict stronger US growth, inflation to relent

    06 February 2024

    Swiss Re Institute expects inflation to dip below 2% in Europe

  • Beware of accumulation risk from cloud dependence, insurers told

    31 January 2024

    Swiss Re expert explains why the concentration of cloud services is a threat for insurers

  • Swiss Re seals landmark deal on cyber market retrocession ILW

    18 January 2024