1937

European insurers' capital adequacy hit in Q3

Industry nervousness has increased, says S&P

1854

US P&C insurers' profits tumbled in H1

Mounting catastrophe losses to blame, says ISO

1783

General insurers' optimism falls

New business prospects for life insurers also dim, PwC/CBI survey finds

1736

Increased loss ratios ahead for US P&C market

More pressure on reserves will mean raised rates, says Towers Watson

1735

Corrective pricing needed for UK non-life

But material capital erosion unlikely, says AM Best

1672

Can the cat bond market catch up?

After the second most active year ever for the catastrophe bond market in 2010, expectations were high for this year. That was before a spate of disasters and RMS's new hurricane model. Lorna Davies asks: is the market losing its spark?

1636

"Life ILS market approaching tipping point"

Swiss Re executive comments after new Vita deal

1606

Eurozone debt contagion threatens insurers' capital

As European leaders attempt to stem the growing sovereign debt crisis, Michael Faulkner reports on the threat to insurers of a default by Italy or Spain.