Ergo International's operating profit halves in H1

Segment was strongly hit by sale losses outside Germany


Insurtech weekly: HDFC Ergo, Akinova, BMA, Certua, Snapsheet

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


German life insurers relish €4.5bn-plus saving on ZZR contributions

The revised methodology for calculating Germany's special interest rate reserves is saving billions for the country's life insurers. David Walker reports


Samsung takes stake in Canopius

Talanx and Darag also reveal M&A deals this week


Russian insurer swoops on Munich Re subsidiary

Rosgosstrakh's acquisition paves the way for it to return to Russian life insurance market


Munich Re appoints CFO as Jörg Schneider retires

Ergo's Christoph Jurecka replaces Schneider in 2019


Munich Re forecasts bigger Q1 profit

Re/insurer reports few major losses


The beginning of the end for coal investment and underwriting

Insurers have made efforts to disengage themselves from the coal industry on both sides of the balance sheet, but climate activists say they could do more. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments


Standard Life Aberdeen's Indian JV discusses M&A with Munich Re

HDFC Standard Life Insurance said to be targeting Apollo Munich Health Insurance


BaFin reveals true size of German life insurance run-off market

Regulator defends specialist operators against criticisms of profiteering