Investments and life/health reinsurance boosts Swiss Re net income

But corporate solutions unit posts $647m loss despite management interventions


Aspen hires CRO from Swiss Re America

Crystal Ottaviano takes over from Tim Aman


Australia and reinsurance: continuing the affair

Australia's insurers make extensive use of reinsurance and reinsurers like to take on the risk - and the relationship looks set to survive the recent catastrophes that have beset the country, as David Walker reports


US life insurers with mortality focus face greatest coronavirus threat

Five reinsurers would bear brunt of any potential losses, says Fitch


China's coronavirus outbreak could hit insurers severely - UPDATED

Insurance experts talk to Ronan McCaughey about the mortality, operational and economic losses the deadly virus poses for the re/insurance industry


Swiss Re structures cat bond to protect Bayview's investments against quake risk

The transaction will cover earthquakes risks in four US states


Hong Kong insurers eye Greater Bay Area opportunities

Hong Kong fancies itself as the risk management hub of the Greater Bay Area, thanks to a young but dynamic regulator and its technological knowhow. Vincent Huck reports from the Asian Insurance Forum


Dominic Rau: a more fragmented world makes managing risk harder

Head of risk governance and steering at Swiss Re shares his thoughts on 2019 and prospects for 2020


IAG blows perils budget as bushfires keep devouring Australia

P&C insurers receive nearly 6,000 claims, figures expected to climb significantly


Insurers experience lower catastrophe payouts in 2019

Natcats remain the main driver for insured losses