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Analysis

2018 Atlantic hurricane season - the calm after the storm?

Last year's Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most catastrophic in recent memory with insured losses estimated at over $130bn. Now 12 months later and on the first official day of the season, forecasters believe relative calmness awaits. But forecasters are often wrong. Paul Walsh reports.

Cyber risk still a struggle for insurers

Progress in managing cyber risk exposures is continuing, but are insurers doing enough to convince regulators that they understand what they're doing? Paul Walsh reports

Lloyd's syndicates despair after reinsurance catastrophe rate rises vanish

Veterans express "horror" at the lack of movement in reinsurance rates after 2017's natural catastrophes, as David Walker reports

The beginning of the end for coal investment and underwriting

Insurers have made efforts to disengage themselves from the coal industry on both sides of the balance sheet, but climate activists say they could do more. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments

Lloyd's syndicates detail extent of natcat losses

Annual accounts from Lloyd's syndicates show a leap in combined ratios and losses following 2017's natural catastrophes. David Walker analyses the figures

Axa's Buberl defends takeover of XL

Axa's share price dropped almost 10% following the announcement of its plan to acquire XL Group. Aggelos Andreou reports on the rationale behind the deal