Beirut explosion data not granular enough, says Hannover Re

German reinsurer estimates "mid-double digit million euro range" from the event


Sally set to hit US Gulf Coast as cat 2 hurricane

Hurricane warnings are in place from parts of Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border


Covid-19 to accelerate hardening of casualty re/insurance market

Finding the proper capital management strategy will be critical, says Guy Carpenter


Bank of England warns insurers of climate change 'liability risk'

Bank also hints at changes to risk charges to encourage insurers to tackle the issue


Arch Capital eyes $500m Watford takeover bid

Arch leading a consortium of private equity firms, according to Reuters


Negative outlook for reinsurance sector despite hardening market

S&P and Moody's give their assessments


Guy Carpenter launches Indonesia flood model

Flooding is the most frequently occurring natural peril in Indonesia


Munich Re expects around €200m in Beirut explosion claims

It also anticipates a low triple-digit-million euro amount in claims from recent hurricanes


RMS predicts up to $15bn of US insured losses from Laura

Laura tore through parts of the US Gulf Coast last week


Hurricane Nana makes landfall in Central America

Nana made landfall as a category 1 hurricane