US property claims severity set to spike

Swiss Re reports home construction prices have surged by over 10% in a year


Covid-19 accelerates positive structural trends for insurers

Swiss Re predicts global insurance premiums will soar to over $7tr by end of 2022


Europe's insurance giants unite for Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

Climate campaigners unite in qualified praise for net-zero coalition


Swiss Re heralds carbon sequestration industry as big as oil and gas sector

But reinsurer acknowledges long-tail liabilities of insuring CO2 storage


Insurers face "carrot or stick" decisions on climate change

Underwriters' response to climate change in their day-to-day business has become a major bone of contention and is often boiling down to a debate over whether the focus should be on incentives or punishments. Paul Walsh reports


Swiss Re on a mission to embed insurance in daily activities

Approach will take a decade to develop, says iptiQ CEO


Public sector most threatened by, but least aware of, climate risk, says Swiss Re

"Biggest cost is policy inaction," argues Jerome Haegeli


Swiss Re forecasts mild solvency uptick after selling Phoenix stake

Sale unlikely to fully repair 17 points fall in SST ratio in 2020


Reinsurers warn of claims inflation impact during hurricane season

Scor and Swiss Re cited increased construction costs and potential bottlenecks


Reinsurers call for greater focus on secondary peril modelling

Experts warn secondary perils have intensified