COMMENT: What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

Peter Bosshard, coordinator of the Unfriend Coal campaign, comments on the growing withdrawal from coal underwriting


Markel appoints QBE's former CRO to underwriting role

The insurer sees Indian companies facing 'increasingly complex risks'


Greg Shepherd: an enormous amount of change in all risks

Markel's global head of risk management shares his thoughts on 2019 and prospects for 2020


InsureTech Connect: Markel finds upside in Brexit to win new business

Technology disruption from both inside and outside industry, says co-CEO


Mitsui Sumitomo and Sompo estimate $2bn losses from Faxai

Forecasts suggest the two could bear up to two-thirds of insured costs of typhoon


The reinsurance business: time to bounce back?

Reinsurance pricing has improved but analysts believe headwinds remain. Ahead of the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo, Cintia Cheong compares the views of credit rating agencies on the global market outlook


Markel sees positive revenue growth

The US-headquartered company’s H1 operating revenues stood at nearly $5bn


Markel poaches AIG UK cyber leader to grow underwriting division

Chris Burgess has spent 15 years in financial and professional lines insurance


Credit insurers shelter from the crossfire in trade wars

The health of the trade credit insurance sector is linked to a thriving global economy, so how does a trade war between the two biggest nations affect the business? David Walker reports


Newline Group picks Germany as post-Brexit EU hub

The specialty insurance group follows in the footsteps of Markel and Ironshore