PRA to switch all Solvency II reporting to XBRL

Also consulting on changes to internal model reporting


The beginning of the end for coal investment and underwriting

Insurers have made efforts to disengage themselves from the coal industry on both sides of the balance sheet, but climate activists say they could do more. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments


Perils raises storm Friederike loss estimate

Germany and the Netherlands were the two worst affected countries


Aon Benfield warns of "hundreds of millions" losses from Southern US storms

Significant damage reported across several US states


Conflict risk at its highest level since the Cold War, says Aon

Political risk and interstate conflict have increased dramatically in 2017, according to a new report published by risk management and reinsurance firm Aon.


California wildfires cause $100m Q1 2018 loss for Everest Re

Estimated industry losses from the Californian wildfires have significantly risen since end-2017


Severe convective storms will cost $25bn a year, researchers warn

Figure would outstrip combined cost of hurricanes and earthquakes


Lloyd's syndicates detail extent of natcat losses

Annual accounts from Lloyd’s syndicates show a leap in combined ratios and losses following 2017’s natural catastrophes. David Walker analyses the figures


Lloyd's syndicates issue capital calls exceeding $500m after horror 2017

Insurance pools call on Names to help repair damage


Soaring disasters hand insurers record natcat costs

Swiss Re finds 2017 as insurers’costliest natcat year ever