Historical data becoming useless for insurance pricing, Zurich CRO warns

Peter Giger says insurers may have to rethink data strategies in light of climate change


Australia's life sector assessing climate change risks

Concerns on bushfires and global warming not confined to general insurers


Chubb signals lower Q4 catastrophe losses

The re/insurer expects catastrophe losses for Q4 2019 to be 30% lower year on year


Environmental risks dominate WEF's global risk ranking

First time environmental risks take first five spots in World Economic Forum report


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

The transaction will cover earthquakes risks in four US states


Cat bonds break $100bn barrier

Market has grown steadily since mid-1990s


RenRe taps capital markets to extend Beazley's cyber cat cover

The partnership follows an increase in the scale of the cyber threat


Australia bushfire insurance damage bill hits A$1bn

General and life insurers finding numerous ways to help policyholders


Suncorp faces A$345m of claims from Australia bushfires

Bushfires were the highest contributor to Suncorp's natural disaster losses in H2 2019


Nat cat insured losses hit $52bn in 2019 - Munich Re

Total economic losses from natural catastrophes in 2019 stood at $150bn