Scor's Denis Kessler talks up growth prospects after Covid-19

French reinsurer says its pandemic claims are not as bad as anticipated


Munich Re expects around €200m in Beirut explosion claims

It also anticipates a low triple-digit-million euro amount in claims from recent hurricanes


Aspen hit with near $50m losses in H1

Covid-19 drove losses at the Bermudian re/insurer


UK average motor claim value hits record high in Q2

But the number of motor insurance claims fell significantly, reflecting the lockdown period


Swedes stay home, claim less and buy pets, says Länsförsäkringar

Swedish mutual's claims ratio falls while combined ratio turns profitable in H1


Covid-19 cuts both ways in Vaudoise's H1 results

Epidemic cover losses partly restored by motor and liability lines


US life-annuity industry's H1 net income dives by 66%

Jackson National's ceded coinsurance agreement with Athene Life Re drove the decline


China Life net earnings drop 19% as major units' profits fall

Group is diversifying products in a bid to attract cautious buyers


Goodwill write-down dents VIG's H1 pre-tax profits

VIG chief Elisabeth Stadler called the €201m result "satisfying" despite the write-down


Foreign units jump ahead at China Taiping in H1

Life premiums more than double in Singapore and Hong Kong