Hiscox remains cautious on investment risk

Re/insurer reported growth in premiums and profits in 2013


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


Rothesay Life acquires MetLife's UK bulk annuity subsidiary

MetLife Assurance holds around £3bn in assets


Moody's Analytics claims credit modelling first

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


IASB may finalise IFRS 9 this week

Board set to discuss accounting proposal this Thursday


Cincinnati Insurance places $100m private cat bond

The three-year note provides cover against earthquakes and storms


Guy Carpenter flags up 2014 risks

Drought in California and saturated European soil could cause disasters


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


Towers Watson appoints global head of investment

Chris Ford is succeeding Carl Hess


Praedicat launches liability risk modelling software

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