4492

First $1bn economic loss of year likely from severe US weather

Insured losses will amount to hundreds of millions of dollars, says Impact Forecasting

4491

Factor climate change into models, urges Lloyd's

Insurers may need to hold more capital

4489

With changing market dynamics, insurers can profit in fixed income

They buy in bulk, their size gives them clout with large fixed-income asset managers and their buy-and-hold outlook insulates them from market swings, as Douglas Niemann explains

4490

US energy investor's fund targets VA insurers

Tortoise fund promises diversification and attractive returns

4486

RMS parts company with chief technology officer

Philippe Stephan "exploring new opportunities"

4483

Large insurers to increase outsourcing of portfolio management

Third–party managers set to take on alternative or illiquid asset classes and corporate debt

4482

ImageCat launches data quality tool for property cat modellers

Inhance software allows insurers to visualise accuracy of property exposures

4481

"No resentment" in Bermuda over Solvency II equivalence deal

Bermuda Monetary Authority director for licensing and authorisations, Shelby Weldon, tells Christopher Cundy how the country's supervisory regime is taking account of changes in regulation globally - not just in the EU

4478

ABI gives guidance on non-modelled cat risks

Hidden risk has potential impact on solvency

4469

Cat bonds prices fall in busy Q1

Second quarter also set to break records