MetLife secures longevity reinsurance deal with Rothesay Life

The US insurer's latest UK longevity transaction will cover $320m of pension liabilities


Australian insurers urge government to accept bushfire recommendations

Insurers paid A$5.94bn for 2019/20 natural disasters in Australia


Zurich EMEA chief: Covid-19 reveals importance of contract certainty

Alison Martin notes learning point from the pandemic for insurers


Swiss Re hit with near $700m nine-month loss

The Swiss reinsurer's claims and reserves related to Covid-19 now total $3bn


ERM plays catchup on digital transformation

Digital transformation has long been heralded as a game changer for the insurance business. However, its impact has mostly been confined to insurers' front-end processes - with risk and capital functions proving more challenging to digitalise. Ronan McCaughey explains


Axis takes $240m cat losses hit in Q3

"Exceptional levels" of cat losses this quarter as market is roiled by climate events


Reinsurers under fire over Covid-19 loss reserving

Insurance executives highlight issue during S&P conference


Covid-19 brings long-term risk management changes warns Axa chief

Thomas Buberl discussed how Covid-19 is reshaping Axa's approach to risk


COMMENT: How the US is making progress on climate change

Bill Wilkins, CRO of US re/insurer Safety National, says climate risk cannot be solved by the US alone


US insurers braced for more hurt in Q3 following "near-record" cat losses

Net income dropped by 26% for P&C insurers in H1, APCIA finds