Equality in insurance: what actions beyond the words?

The US insurance sector was quick to state its support for black lives after George Floyd's death resonated across communities worldwide. It has a questionable history of action on racial inequality, but are things about to change? Sarfraz Thind reports


New Zealand regulator updates insurers' solvency return requirements

Solvency projections to be required with and without capital movements


Berkshire Hathaway grows earnings despite heavy reinsurance losses

The firm's reinsurance segment posted losses of $1.6bn in H1


Third Point Re in $788m takeover of Sirius

The combined company will be called SiriusPoint


Sun Life helped by lower mortality claims in Q2

CEO says Covid-19 impact not as bad as previously feared


Crédit Agricole Assurances supports BI customers during Covid-19

It was part of a "mutual and voluntary support scheme" for customers


Hannover Re CFO Roland Vogel to retire

Clemens Jungsthöfel from HDI Global will take over the role


Hurricane forecasters worsen outlook for Atlantic basin

The latest forecasts predict an "extremely active" season


Nat cats drive 60% fall in net profit for Australia's IAG

High level of natural perils highlights the importance of climate action, says IAG


Ageas unveils plans to pay 2019 dividend

The National Bank of Belgium had urged insurers to suspend dividends until 2021