Secondary perils to drive evermore nat cat losses

Swiss Re Institute says cat loss experience of 2017 and 2018 is a wake-up call for insurers


China's stronger use of fiscal tools to boost re/insurance sector

Swiss Re Institute expects growing demand for P&C and personal lines insurance


A capital management toolkit for life re/insurers

Paul Fulcher and Luca Tres describe the pros and cons of 10 techniques and solutions available to European life insurers under Solvency II to help manage capital


Insurtech investment by re/insurers rises by 230%

Figures come from Willis Towers Watson's latest quarterly insurtech briefing


Swiss Re boosts net income and reveals buy-back plans

The reinsurer also unveiled plans for a new public share buy-back initiative


Insurers work with UN to protect World Heritage Sites

The aim is to provide practical guidance to insurers


More insurers join Bloomberg gender equality index

From 2019, there are now 18 insurers overall featured in the gender equality index


Swiss Re estimates 2018 catastrophe bill at $2.9bn

Fourth quarter did almost half the damage


Global reinsurance capital dips 2% in Q3 2018

Aon outlook says excess reinsurance capacity continues to exist


India sets out its vision as a reinsurance hub

Regulator states goal despite unprofitability of many foreign players