ECB warns insurers over climate change risks

Weather-related catastrophe losses accounted for over 80% of insured losses in 2018, according to the ECB


Hiscox profits rise as premiums increase all round

Major reallocation of investment portfolio


EU,UK technocrats form “working group” on Brexit risk

ECB and BoE will try to manage the risks of UK’s withdrawal


Proposed Solvency II changes could "massively raise" capital burden, GDV warns

German trade association calls for review process for reporting programme


Liquidity has become a fluid concept in financial markets

Melanie Mitchell makes the case for decreased liquidity in corporate bond markets, and explains how investors should respond


Bafin's Hufeld backs maximum guaranteed rate cut

Change would do little to ease the pain of low interest rates on German life insurers, Fitch says


EU financial watchdogs in joint warning about negative rates

ESAs promise forward-looking supervision and focus on sustainability of business models


ESRB approves adverse scenarios for insurance stress tests

Impact of prolonged low interest rate scenario and rapidly widening spreads under assessment


Solvency II standard formula 'blind' to negative rates

Insurers required to hold insufficient capital against the risk that rates move further down, Morgan Stanley warns


Solvency II equity dampener hits the floor

Back to level recorded at the height of the Eurozone crisis