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


US P&C sees 21.3% increase in Q1 underwriting income

Covid-19 losses are more likely to show later this year, says AM Best


Reinsurers braced for pandemic-fuelled mortgage losses

AM Best says mortgage delinquency rates are expected to spike because of Covid-19


US business interruption legislation could wipe out half of insurers' capital

Lawmakers in seven US states have filed bills requiring retroactive BI coverage


Physical loss damage key to Covid-19 business interruption lawsuits

US cases against insurers focused on central BI coverage issue