China's coronavirus outbreak could hit insurers severely

Insurance experts talk to Ronan McCaughey about the mortality, operational and economic losses the deadly virus poses for the re/insurance industry


Nat cats in 2019 hit insurers for $71bn - Aon

The estimate is a notable increase on earlier predictions from Swiss Re and Munich Re


Flood, climate, capital: NAIC president Ray Farmer's agenda for 2020

Ray Farmer is the new president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. In this Q&A with Sarfraz Thind, he talks about flood coverage, international regulation and how he intends to raise climate awareness


Insurtech weekly: MMV; Insurify; Slice; Clara Analytics; State Farm Ventures

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Beijing to abolish foreign ownership cap for US life & health insurers

Chubb welcomes deal terms while deal document might have let slip China Re US expansion plans


Three emerging risks for the 2020s

Andrew Smith, chief risk officer at Qatar Re, discusses three less-discussed risks for insurers that are set to emerge over the next decade


Insurtech weekly: Corvus, Zipari, Ergo, Concirrus, Neodigital, Battleface

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Australia's life sector assessing climate change risks

Concerns on bushfires and global warming not confined to general insurers


Chubb signals lower Q4 catastrophe losses

The re/insurer expects catastrophe losses for Q4 2019 to be 30% lower year on year


Environmental risks dominate WEF's global risk ranking

First time environmental risks take first five spots in World Economic Forum report