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


Berkshire Hathaway's underwriting result rebounds

Recovery mainly comes from favourable US tax cut


Insurers caught in crossfire of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

Unfriend Coal has urged insurers to stop backing tar sands projects


AIG hires Arch's Lyons as chief actuary, Arch appoints Morin as replacement

American International Group (AIG) has appointed Mark Lyons as senior vice president and chief actuary for general insurance.