Achmea's profits slashed by half amid Covid-19 turmoil

Pandemic has hit the markets but reduced claims from road accidents and burglaries


Equality in insurance: what actions beyond the words?

The US insurance sector was quick to state its support for black lives after George Floyd's death resonated across communities worldwide. It has a questionable history of action on racial inequality, but are things about to change? Sarfraz Thind reports


Topdanmark and Mandatum drag Sampo's group H1 profits

Acquisition of Hastings is put down to the appeal of "digitally advanced" UK insurance market


Hannover Re registers €402m H1 profit despite Covid-19

The reinsurer strengthened its reserves due to uncertainty from the pandemic


Covid-19 and cat losses hit Argo with nearly $5m Q2 loss

But chief executive Kevin Rehnberg posts an optimistic note for the future


EU supervisors reveal six top risks for insurers, post Covid-19

Eiopa report finds, overall, there are adequate measure to mitigate these risks


RSA withholds dividend - but not for financial reasons

Impact of Covid-19 "broadly neutral" for the UK group


Ping An establishes JV with Japanese Covid-19 vaccine developer

The insurer said the investment will create various treatments for mainland patients


US Covid-19 cases to hit 6m by September

Oliver Wyman warns it will take multiple weeks to bring the number of active cases down


Covid-19's consequences for solvency, stress and scenario testing

What lessons have been learned from the solvency risks created by the pandemic? Three experts discuss with Christopher Cundy the reactions from insurers and supervisors, and the implications for future regulation