Cat modelling awakens to climate change risk

Responsibility for understanding the implications of climate change for insurers has largely fallen on the shoulders of the catastrophe modelling community. They are responding with a more dynamic and multi-faceted view, as Paul Walsh reports


Actuaries urged to join the UK's fight against Covid-19

Covid-19 actuaries response group issues a call to arms


Perils to include Australian motor in coverage expansion

The expansion is part of an industry exposure update to be released in April


Aon-WTW merger will dominate non-life actuarial modelling market

ReMetrica and Igloo are the leading platforms among UK general insurers


Nat cat models have 'limited value' for cyber risk modellers

Cyber risk modellers urged to be selective in applying lessons learned from natural catastrophes


Modelling the virus

The spread of Covid-19 has not come as a surprise to everyone. Analytics firms are looking at the thousands of situations to model pandemics every day. However, it seems insurers are not quite up to scratch. Sarfraz Thind reports


Phoenix boosts profits amid latest leadership change

Jim McConville will stand down as finance chief


Chilean riots show potential for catastrophic SRCC losses

One-third of strike, riot and civil commotion losses incurred by retailers, says PCS report


AIR Worldwide assesses next wave of countries at risk from coronavirus

The catastrophe modeller used its pandemic model to run hypothetical scenarios


Solvency rules minimise insurance company failures

Fewer insolvencies have taken place since rules were introduced in 2004