'Act fast' for a temporary Covid-19 recession, warns Munich Re

The reinsurer said it will be able to withstand the financial burden of the pandemic.


Australian life insurers in Covid-19 frontline vow

The Financial Services Council announces three pledges to help frontline healthcare workers


Axa to provide €27m and 2m masks in Covid-19 battle

French insurer rolls out initiatives in response to the health, economic and social emergency


Generali sends lung ventilators amid Covid-19 emergency

The Italian insurer's €100m fund to fight the virus paid for the equipment


Covid-19: Business interruption cover 'only affordable with state subsidy'

The ABI responds to UK Treasury Select Committee letter


Insurers rally in Covid-19 response

Examples of positive action from US, Bermudian and UK insurers


UK MPs scrutinise insurers' response to Covid-19

The Treasury Committee writes to the ABI's Huw Evans


US insurers in Covid-19 coverage crisis

Insurers are being asked critical questions about their role in protecting consumers from the coronavirus pandemic. Despite calls from on high, the industry says it will not cover business-interruption and workers compensation losses. As the crisis deepens, industry bodies say such demands could threaten the stability of the sector. Sarfraz Thind reports


Vitality offers Covid-19 benefits to support members

UK insurers have faced criticism for a 'business as usual' response to the pandemic


Insurers weather the coronavirus storm - but for how long?

The Covid-19 pandemic has provided an uncompromising test of insurers' operational and balance sheet resilience. Initial reports suggest they are handling the situation, but what are the risks in the longer term? Paul Walsh investigates