1623

Flagstone Re plummets to first half loss

Firm reports a profit of $0.6m for the second quarter

1622

Hiscox reports a challenging first half

Spate of natural catastrophes has lifted firm's combined ratio to 117%

1616

Aspen reports $142m first-half loss

Bermudian re/ insurer hit by catastrophe losses

1607

Beazley reports profit slump after nat cats

But insurer "remains on target" for full-year profit

1579

Allianz issues CoCos to Nippon Life

Aim is to establish long-term relationship

1576

CRO Forum has new domain name

Hosting problems cause change

1571

PwC appoints insurance market reporting leader

James Quin joins from Citigroup

1561

Conning and Cathay Financial set up joint venture in Hong Kong

Will provide institutional asset mangement services in Asia-Pac region

1515

Travelers Europe appoints chief risk officer

Newly created position will play significant role in the company's Solvency II development

1462

Results round up: RSA and Amlin see premiums rise in Q1

Aegon's profit falls 12% in Q1