RenRe's Q2 net income rises by 92%

Strong investment results helped the reinsurer, but its combined ratio rose to 81.3%


California insurance department strikes UN climate partnership

The collaboration follows several natural catastrophes that hit California in recent times


Insured natural catastrophe losses "below average" in H1

Research from Aon revealed insured losses from natural catastrophes is decreasing


Insurtech weekly: Greenlight Re; RiskGenius; Palig; British Friendly; Acord

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


PwC partners with Phinsys on IFRS 17

The software provider and PwC aim to help insurers remove costly manual processes


Barry losses to peak at $500m, says RMS

Around half of total insured losses will be incurred by the NFIP


FASB votes to delay LDTI, CECL accounting standards

Accounting body responds to market pressure


Abir elects Hamilton Insurance CEO Pina Albo as deputy chair

Convex Group has also joined the Bermuda re/insurance association


Climate risk in the US: time to stand up

Trenchant politics, vested interests, short-term thinking ... tackling climate change in the US is an uphill battle. Washington insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler tells Sarfraz Thind about the difficulties of standing up to the status quo


Hurricane Barry insured losses could hit $300m

Barry made landfall as a category one hurricane in Louisiana last Saturday but quickly dissipated