Chinese regulator revises rules on life insurance actuarial reporting

CBRIC also sets expectations of hiring chief actuaries


Efrag to consider extension to IFRS 17 consultation

Advisory body moots early 2019 as delivery date


Moody's upgrades outlook for Chinese life insurance sector

A slowdown in high-risk investments has contributed to an improved situation for China’s life insurance sector


2018 Atlantic hurricane season - the calm after the storm?

Last year's Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most catastrophic in recent memory with insured losses estimated at over $130bn. Now 12 months later and on the first official day of the season, forecasters believe relative calmness awaits. But forecasters are often wrong. Paul Walsh reports.


Trade insurers expand books despite protectionism

Euler Hermes still top for credit and suretyship cover in 2017, data shows


Insurers caught in crossfire of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

Unfriend Coal has urged insurers to stop backing tar sands projects


AMP Life hit by Moody's downgrade

Reputational fallout from public inquiry cited as reason


Swiss Re and SoftBank fail to seal deal on stakebuilding

Companies mutually agree to end discussions


Mitsui Sumitomo takes CBA's stake in BoCommLife

M&A extends trend among Japanese groups


Microinsurance offers a lesson in technology and agility

Opportunities in emerging markets are flourishing, but traditional insurers cannot simply transpose their western business models. Aggelos Andreou finds the use of technology and a change in mindset are the keys to opening the doors