Jury out on mortality improvement slowdown, says Swiss Re

Insurers need to be mindful of the uncertainty when adjusting assumptions about mortality


Environmentalists slam US insurers for backing coal

Asia-Pacific firms fare slightly better; Swiss Re and Axa earn top marks


Turning data into a differentiator

Swiss Re Institute's head of insurance risk research, Dan Ryan, tells Ronan McCaughey how insurers can turn the wealth of data they currently hold into valuable insights, and an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors


Aon, Swiss Re predict growth in intangible asset insurance

Technology-enabled indexes help insurers get creative on protection for businesses


Insurance patent filings jump 40% in a year

Focus on pricing and telematics to make risk modelling more accurate


Climate risk management: the heat is on

Managing financial risks from climate change is becoming an important issue for insurers. Ronan McCaughey speaks to firms about the tools they use to gauge climate risk - and how they plan to deal with this major global challenge


Another natcat-strewn third quarter dents Swiss Re profits

Non-life industry at “inflection point”, chief executive says


Resolution Life to acquire AMP's Australia and NZ life business

AMP’s New Zealand wealth management business to be divested by IPO


UK updates genetic testing code

Sixth iteration of the long-standing agreement on use of genetic testing in insurance


Swiss Re and RenRe predict Q3 nat cat losses

Losses mainly came from typhoon Jebi and hurricane Florence