Swiss Re is hit with $643m of Covid-19 losses in Q1

But group returns to profit this quarter with strong performance from its P&C business


Insurtech weekly: InsureQ, Alan, Ignatica, Swiss Re, Lemonade, Leapstack, Archipelago, Sompo, Parametrix, Covéa

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


Re/insurers should back low-carbon technologies in green agenda

Climate change puts re/insurance "in the eye of the storm", says Swiss Re's group chief economist


Seven re/insurers to join UN's Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

Environmentalists request immediate change to fossil fuels for NZIA project to be credible


Insurers raise fresh concern over FCA's pricing reform timeline

Research published by Swiss Re argues the extended deadline is insufficient


IAIS confirms five Swiss IAIGs

There are 48 IAIGs globally, 45 of which have been revealed


Swiss Re tightens thermal coal policy

The re/insurer said it is accelerating its move to net zero underwriting


Insurtech weekly: Swiss Re, Oscar, WeLab, Whitespace

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings, launches and partnerships in the insurtech world


Steven Findlay takes up Swiss Re CRO role

ABI's former head of prudential regulation returns to industry


Government reinsurer no panacea for Australian natcat cover costs

Practitioners warn Queensland's proposal may add complexity to system