Reinsurers face $30bn Covid-19 hit to their capital base

Willis Re report details the pandemic's likely impact on the global reinsurance sector


Gjensidige's underwriting improves in Q1, but investments drag

Net NOK 91m of travel claims linked to Covid-19


Beazley puts Covid-19 bill so far at $170m

The insurer has drawn on a $225m letter of credit facility


Tryg pegs Covid-19 underwriting impact at DKK 40m in Q1

Updated partial internal model boosts capital adequacy


FCA: 'No obligation' for insurers to pay Covid-19 business interruption claims

The UK conduct regulator sets out its position in a letter to insurance chief executives


Generali chief agrees 20% pay cut in light of Covid-19

Coronavirus also leads Generali to restructure its dividend programme


Generali Switzerland's three-phase approach to coping with Covid-19

Giselle Lim, chief risk officer at Generali Switzerland, describes how the insurer is responding to the operational, capital markets and communication challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic


Covid-19 to 'wipe out' insurers' short-term projections

Insurers are also advised to be aware of liquidity risk arising from the crisis


Covid-19 global recession forecast to be 'sharp but short'

Swiss Re expects real GDP to fall 3% in the US and 4.5% in Europe


Editorial: Stop paying dividends and Solvency II will be damned

Christopher Cundy reflects on the news around capital preservation this week