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China Post Life solvency expected to improve upon AIA's stake-building

Hong Kong life firm is investing RMB 12bn for a 25% stake

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Eiopa confirms cut to UFR in 2022

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

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Cyber loss ratios - and premiums - soar

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

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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

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

Wertgarantie, Versicherungskammer Bayern and Alte Leipziger perform well despite coronavirus

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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

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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

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Australian insurers face BI legal slog after "one shot" plan backfires

After failing spectacularly to prove they were not liable for business interruption claims related to Covid-19 lockdowns, Australian underwriters are now facing the prospect of numerous and lengthy court cases. David Walker reports

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Germany's interest rate reserve gets bigger - and better

German life insurers paid more into the Zinszusatzreserve again in 2020, despite the new "corridor method" of calculation that intended to unburden the sector. Industry leaders tell David Walker the ZZR remains fit for purpose nonetheless

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Mounting ZZR contributions "appropriate" in current environment

German trade association backs methodology revised in 2018