Eiopa confirms cut to UFR in 2022

No more than single-digit impact on insurer solvency ratios expected


Cyber loss ratios - and premiums - soar

Ransomware attacks are singled out as the market's biggest challenge


Bermuda begins to move on climate

The regulator's inaugural climate change survey has found the island's insurers could be doing much more to address the issues associated with global warming. But insurers certainly seem interested in making progress, as Sarfraz Thind reports


Prudential, FWD and AIA review solvency under Hong Kong group capital rules

Rating agencies say new regime is good news for creditors


German mid-tier insurers post healthy 2020 numbers, but remain in Allianz's shadow

Wertgarantie, Versicherungskammer Bayern and Alte Leipziger perform well despite coronavirus


UK health insurers warned of 'catch up in claims' in 2021

Fitch Ratings predicts the sector's increased 2020 profits could be eroded this year


Country profile: Germany

Europe's third-largest insurance industry has survived the coronavirus pandemic so far, but continues to be plagued by low rates and poor profitability in motor and home cover, as David Walker describes in this special report featuring interviews with BaFin's Frank Grund and GDV's Jörg Asmussen


Eiopa data reveals extent of solvency recovery by Q3 2020

Europe's insurers still not back to pre-pandemic capital adequacy


Bermuda's hedge fund reinsurers move away from failing formula

High investment return strategy has not worked, says Fitch


Solvency II performed well during Covid-19, but challenges persist

Fitch event panellists discussed Solvency II, Covid-19 and post-pandemic recovery