Equality in insurance: what actions beyond the words?

The US insurance sector was quick to state its support for black lives after George Floyd's death resonated across communities worldwide. It has a questionable history of action on racial inequality, but are things about to change? Sarfraz Thind reports


MetLife Q2 earnings hit by lower sales and PE losses

Underwriting premiums and fees down 13% from 2019


MetLife carries out first UK longevity deal

The insurance giant will reinsure £280m of pension liabilities for PIC


Re/insurers face wider scrutiny from climate activists

Unfriend Coal becomes Insure Our Future to cover all fossil fuels


MetLife bucks trend with flat Q1 result

Helped by strong investment and underwriting performance


MetLife increases dividend by 4.5%

US insurer counters European trend of dividend cuts


MetLife commits $25m to Covid-19 hit communities

Travelers also donates $5m in pandemic battle


South Korean life insurers join coronavirus fightback

Samsung, MetLife and Shinhan aid efforts against the virus


MetLife books $4.3bn of pension risk transfers in 2019

Growth in PRT profits outweighs decline in property and casualty business


Insurtech weekly: Slice Labs; MetLife Gulf; American Crop Insurance; Hana Life; Socotra

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech