Australian health insurers plan merger amid regulatory scrutiny

M&A would address some issues watchdog has with beleaguered sector


Suncorp profit falls as fate of life business remains uncertain

Melbourne hailstorms and strategic investments incur costs


Insurers face near €2bn Irma Caribbean islands bill

Several Caribbean islands were rocked by hurricane Irma last September


IAG begins "all options open" review of Asian business

Inability to grow in region spurs examination


Asian insurer uses Aptitude Software to address IFRS 17 and 9

FWD is one of the first insurers to start implementation process


Apra plans further reforms to help health insurers bolster their resilience

Australia’s chief regulator identifies risks on smaller firms and of unaffordable health cover


The long-term impacts of 2017's natural catastrophes

Following the devastation caused by hurricanes and wildfires last year, Paul Walsh asks the industry what the lessons are for insurers and risk modellers


Australian lobby group floats notion of compulsory longevity insurance

Survey finds most Australians want remedies from life underwriters


Moody's cuts QBE outlook on natcats and North American woes

Insurer has also prepared market to resist optimism


Allianz makes second international deal in a week

German giant's latest M&A is in a region undergoing rapid growth