Only half of insurers "actively engaged" on ESG risk management

AM Best finds high awareness of environmental, social and governance factors, but less mitigation


Covid-19 drives debt issuance among insurers

Total debt issued increased by 31% year-on-year


AM Best warns of severe NFIP losses from Sally

The rating agency warned the US Federal flood insurance backstop and private insurers with large flood exposures of large losses


Big risks and opportunities puts reinsurance sector into balance - AM Best

Rating agency maintains stable outlook amid counterweighing forces


US life-annuity industry's H1 net income dives by 66%

Jackson National's ceded coinsurance agreement with Athene Life Re drove the decline


Hawaiian insurers look on as hurricane Douglas approaches

State Farm Group, Heritage Insurance Holdings Group and Tokio Marine are the main writers for homeowners' multi-peril lines


Swiss Re forecasts $1.1bn in H1 losses

Reinsurer also completes sale of ReAssure to Phoenix


New risks and rising claims hampering US cyber profitability

AM Best noted growth in this market had slowed significantly since 2017


AM Best cuts outlook on Swiss Re credit rating to negative

Swiss re/insurer's non-life underwriting losses in casualty were cited


AM Best puts StarStone under negative review

The move follows a $610m capital injection into StarStone's US operations