Berkshire Hathaway's operating earnings fall 11% in Q2

Insurance underwriting income fell sharply year on year


First five years of ICS will be for observation, not prescription

IAIS says International Capital Standard is not a capital-raising exercise, but questions remain


Tesla on track to enter auto insurance market

“Information arbitrage” gives company an advantage, says Elon Musk


The Hartford to buy $300m reinsurance cover for Navigators' reserves

The US insurer is in the process of acquiring The Navigators Group


Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan name their US health disruptor

The independent organisation is keen to work with clinicians and insurance companies


When the big cat strikes losses will be big - very big - says Buffett

Annual letter delivers coruscating warning on dangers of the underwriting business


Insurers ruling out Carmichael coal coverage listed

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


Environmentalists slam US insurers for backing coal

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


Warren Buffett's insurance earnings jump six-fold

Absence of severe natcats help Berkshire Hathaway to profit


Travelers and Mapfre team up with Amazon

Separate partnerships boost the insurers' digital transformation strategies