The reinsurance business: time to bounce back?

Reinsurance pricing has improved but analysts believe headwinds remain. Ahead of the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo, Cintia Cheong compares the views of credit rating agencies on the global market outlook


Korean non-life insurers may reduce offering of long-term products under IFRS 17

Non-life firms also in better position to handle K-ICS, says AM Best


US P&C investments trump underwriting income in last four years

P&C insurers in the US posted a $27.5bn investment income gain in H1, says AM Best


AM Best compares its BCAR with Solvency II

Capital adequacy measures positively correlated, but not strongly


Big data to be most impactful technology say insurers

AM Best’s COO highlights opportunities and challenges for technology at NAIC event


Greenlight Re rating cut to negative outlook by AM Best

Underwriting losses add to “outsized” investment losses at hedge fund reinsurer


Ex-Catlin chiefs launch Convex with $1.8bn capital

New A-rated re/insurance venture aims to “challenge status quo”


AM Best sets out draft criteria for rating insurance innovation

Innovation to play a bigger role in deciding credit rating


US P&C insurers set to post third straight underwriting loss for 2018

However, AM Best says the industry’s overall risk-adjusted capital position remains extremely solid


Beazley launches cyber and executive risk division

The combined business lines accounted for about a quarter of premiums in 2018