No need for new models for coronavirus, says top German actuary

MunichRe chief life/health actuary says Spanish flu still the benchmark of one-in-200-year event


Australian life insurers arm up on the frontline of climate change

Climate change is not just a worry for property and casualty insurers. In Australia, whose recent natural disasters are widely seen as harbingers of global warming, life and health firms recognise complacency is no option. David Walker reports


Caution on coronavirus insurance losses from Lloyd's chairman

Bruce Carnegie-Brown says the outbreak is likely to be a "reasonably under-insured event"


PIC strikes £1.6bn buy-in with merchant navy pensions

Deal involves converting an existing longevity swap


Insurance donations near $150bn in coronavirus battle

Regulator introduces new actuarial rules for life and health cover


US life insurers with mortality focus face greatest coronavirus threat

Five reinsurers would bear brunt of any potential losses, says Fitch


Chinese insurers start honouring coronavirus claims

China Life among first to acknowledge claims for treatment and death


Coronavirus cover 'promise' by Malaysian insurers

The World Health Organisation has declared the outbreak a global health emergency


Aspen hires Andrew Kudera as group chief actuary

Ex-Validus man takes up role in February


Reinsurance Group of America hit by increased mortality loss

Blames loss on "random volatility," coronavirus impact too early to say