32461

Insurers face up to $3.5bn bill from New Zealand earthquake

Government scheme will help alleviate residential losses

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AM Best review pushes insurers to raise modelling game

Firms gauge risk profiles and capital adequacy metrics at higher confidence levels

29021

European non-life risk cessions soar

AM Best reports 17% year-on-year increase in risk transferred

28751

US regulators to review credit ratings equivalency

After damning report by Fitch

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Axa Asia appoints regional CRO

Annie Tay will oversee risk management framework

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My 'A' is not like yours

Fitch and AM Best are wrangling over the equivalency of their IFS rating scale. Hugo Coelho investigates what sets them apart and the implications for insurers buying reinsurance protection

28381

US health insurers warned about spread of Zika

Regional insurers with concentrated exposure in the south most exposed, says AM Best

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Governance constraints hinder pace of consolidation in mutual sector

Increased capital and competition is pressuring firms to join forces, says AM Best

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Multi-billion dollar losses expected from Alberta wildfire

Blaze halts region's oil production; likely to be Canada's costliest disaster, warns AM Best

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AM Best tussles with tail risk in credit assessment

Rating agency seeks more input to methodology