4301

Hiscox remains cautious on investment risk

Re/insurer reported growth in premiums and profits in 2013

4298

Oasis: a threat or a complement to the cat model giants?

A new open-source loss modelling framework, Oasis, is threatening to shake up the catastophe modelling establishment. Jamie Bullen asks insurers, scientists and cat modellers how they see it developing

4290

Rothesay Life acquires MetLife's UK bulk annuity subsidiary

MetLife Assurance holds around £3bn in assets

4287

Moody's Analytics claims credit modelling first

RiskFrontier 4.0 enables "bottom-up" consideration of credit and interest rate risk for the first time

4286

IASB may finalise IFRS 9 this week

Board set to discuss accounting proposal this Thursday

4280

Cincinnati Insurance places $100m private cat bond

The three-year note provides cover against earthquakes and storms

4279

Guy Carpenter flags up 2014 risks

Drought in California and saturated European soil could cause disasters

4278

Equality in insurance - still a decade or two away?

InsuranceERM and BNY Mellon recently hosted a discussion on issues of diversity and gender in insurance. A panel of industry leaders described the state of play and what needs to be done to make the sector more reflective of society

4275

Towers Watson appoints global head of investment

Chris Ford is succeeding Carl Hess

4272

Praedicat launches liability risk modelling software

CoMeta models emerging risks to help insurers spot "the next asbestos"