VIDEO: Swiss Re economist Thomas Holzheu talks inflation and geopolitics

Thomas Holzheu, chief economist Americas at Swiss Re talks at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas 2022 conference


Insurers under pressure to halt cover for Australian gas field expansion

Ichthys is one of the world's most complex liquefied natural gas projects


The UK gilts crisis: a worry, not a disaster, for insurers

Plunging sterling and soaring gilt yields are buffeting insurers, but longer-term impacts of the government's disastrous "mini budget" are the real concerns, as Sarfraz Thind reports


Re/insurers may "lose relevance" if cyber cover demand is not met

Munich Re's chief cyber underwriter Jürgen Reinhart said re/insurers must create sustainable growth conditions


RVS 2022: emerging risks are fattening the tail

The interconnectedness of emerging risks threatens to exacerbate extreme losses for reinsurers. Paul Walsh reflects on the discussions at the Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) in Monte Carlo


Cyber market could be as big as property by 2040, says Swiss Re underwriting chief

During RVS 2022, Thierry Léger said the market may well become a "significant risk pool"


Swiss Re lays out criteria for expanding cyber market share

At RVS 2022, Gianfranco Lot said the firm would retain its "underweight" share


Social inflation's impact is spreading worldwide

Swiss Re warns that securities class actions have grown faster outside the US


Covid-19 is still impacting top European reinsurers

AM Best report shows combined ratios improving for the "big four"