EU's Solvency II review seen as a minor positive for insurers

Jefferies gives its view on the positives and negatives of the reform


Catastrophe loss ratios are likely to exceed budgets

Jefferies says year-to-date losses appear to be 15% above the long-term average


Global insured catastrophe losses running 17% above average in 2021

Jefferies said the losses were a marked improvement on its previous report


Global insured losses nearly 40% above average in Q1

February's US polar vortex drove the losses, according to Jefferies


Beazley names new CEO as Andrew Horton joins QBE

Horton is not expected to take up his new role until 1 September


Axa earnings fall 34% but property and casualty insuring still profitable

Axa keeps Covid-19 bill estimate stable at €1.5bn


Adriatic Slovenica secures €50m in private debt deal

Twelve Capital was anchor investor