Hiscox reports 5-6% rate increases in London and reinsurance portfolios

Gross premiums rise 5%, profit before tax up 3% in H1 2019 results


Suncorp drops coal insurance

Australian insurer will no longer insure or invest in thermal coal


Eiopa: high macro and market risks for EU insurance sector

Warning that profitability and solvency risks have also increased


Insurers vie with funds for control of PG&E

Group owed $20bn from California wildfire aims to takeover bankrupt utility


Loss creep takes its toll on Lancashire's H1 profit

The UK speciality re/insurer's net operating profit almost halved


Canopius: looking east and west for growth

This year's deals involving AmTrust and Samsung have given the 16-year-old Lloyd's operation a fresh impetus, as chairman Michael Watson explains to David Walker


AIG hires its first chief sustainability officer

Appointment comes as US insurer releases TCFD report


Just Group boosts bulk annuity sales, pilots NNEG hedge transaction

Falling risk-free rates and house prices dent solvency ratio


Climate risk in the US: time to stand up

Trenchant politics, vested interests, short-term thinking ... tackling climate change in the US is an uphill battle. Washington insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler tells Sarfraz Thind about the difficulties of standing up to the status quo


French regulator puts equity charges top of Solvency II reforms

Insurers, policyholders and economy would benefit from more equity investment, says Bernard Delas