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


COMMENT: What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

Peter Bosshard, coordinator of the Unfriend Coal campaign, comments on the growing withdrawal from coal underwriting


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


Middle East tensions force re/insurers to raise prices

Period of 'disorder and unrest' will push insurers to exit certain lines, says lawyer


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


Ways CROs can better manage climate change risks

Willis Towers Watson says successful identification and management of the risks is key


UK insurers face increasing weed killer and diesel fume claims

Addiction to opioid painkillers is another potential area for claims, says Clyde & Co