Axis Capital chairman joins insurance hall of fame

Michael Butt is recognised for helping make Bermuda a global re/insurance hub


Insurers ruling out Carmichael coal coverage listed

Five re/insurers go public with clear refusal to cover Carmichael coal mine in Australia


Global insured 2018 cat losses fourth highest on record

Swiss Re says disaster events claimed more than 11,000 victims in 2018


Environmentalists slam US insurers for backing coal

Asia-Pacific firms fare slightly better; Swiss Re and Axa earn top marks


Munich Re defends coal practice

Firm has no threshold for coal underwriting but assesses all risks


Insurers caught in crossfire of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

Unfriend Coal has urged insurers to stop backing tar sands projects


Axis Capital and Insurlab Germany seek brightest student minds

Axis launches risk management academy at University of Illinois


Axis to acquire Novae for $604m

Deal creates London specialty insurer with $2bn of annual premiums


The 'winners' and losers from the Ogden rate change

Insurers with lower retention rates increased their motor market share in Q1 as others were forced to raise prices faster. They are, however, likely to be hit harder during their reinsurance renewals, and the profits lost across the entire sector could reach £3.5bn. Callum Tanner reports


The ongoing ordeal of Ogden

The change to UK's damages discount rate came as a huge surprise to many insurers. But this is far from being a one-off shock. Christopher Cundy reports