US wildfires to cost insurers up to $8bn, Moody's estimates

Western state blazes have claimed 34 lives and destroyed almost 10,000 homes


Tropical storm Sally pours down on US Gulf Coast

Sally weakened from a hurricane to a tropical depression shortly after making landfall


Sally set to hit US Gulf Coast as cat 2 hurricane

Hurricane warnings are in place from parts of Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border


US federal report warns of serious climate threat to financial system

First ever federal analysis of climate change impact on finance counters Trump government policies


Moody's Analytics launches LDTI accounting software

Software will integrate with company's Axis actuarial modelling system


Arch Capital eyes $500m Watford takeover bid

Arch leading a consortium of private equity firms, according to Reuters


US insurers winning early Covid-19 BI litigation battles

Group action move collapses and retroactive legislation stalls


US life-annuity industry's H1 net income dives by 66%

Jackson National's ceded coinsurance agreement with Athene Life Re drove the decline


Hurricane Laura weakens after battering Louisiana

Winds of up to 150mph struck coastal state killing six people


US insurance executive sentenced to over seven years in bribery case

Greg Lindberg was also fined $35,000 for his role in the scandal