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Hannover Re joins exodus from coal

Reinsurer has restricted its underwriting and investment policy.

Willis Re: reinsurance capital falls sharply

New report says underlying RoE was down in 2018 as well.

General Liability suffering from smaller losses

Frequency should be more of a focus than severity in the GL space, according to panellists speaking at Advisen's 2019 Casualty Insights Conference.

Travelers starts 2019 on a high note

A sizeable increase in net income was driven mainly by sharp underwriting gains in the Personal insurance segment.

FEMA secures $300m in capital markets cover

The organisation now has $2.12bn in private market coverage ahead of this year's hurricane season.

Creating value: Reactions’ risk manager spotlight

Eight top risk-mitigation professionals discuss their programmes.

For brokers, it’s a whole new world

The brokerage business model is being reshaped by competition and new client needs. How are organisations responding?

Allstate expecting heavy cat toll

Cat losses for the first quarter of the year are estimated to be nearly $700m.

Glass Lewis and ISS join SCOR fray

The two advisory firms are backing CIAM in their war of words with SCOR's executive leadership.

Magazine

Speaking up on silent cyber

Silent cyber risk used to be the elephant in the underwriting room. But some reinsurers are ‘outing’ it.

Shaping an ILS strategy for cyber insurance

The systemic and uncorrelated nature of cyber risk makes it a good candidate for the capital markets, says Aon's Catherine Mulligan.

Back to the future

Catching up with a pair of InsurTech firms previously featured in Reactions.

Innovate, or…get taken down a notch

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks at what insurers need to do to keep up with the pace of change.

An enduring affair

The bancassurance model still has a strong role to play in life and non-life business, according to Standard & Poor’s analysts Marc-Philippe Juilliard and Volker Kudszus.

What's next for insurers on the investment side?

Last year saw strong economic conditions, but 2019 may be a different story.

Growing pains

Last year saw strong economic conditions, but 2019 may be a different story. Are insurers prepared to weather the storm?

Fine-tuning for the future

Insurers are moving into new asset classes and making changes within existing portfolios as they look to squeeze more return from their (excess) capital.

The changing landscape of insurance asset outsourcing

How insurance companies’ use of third-party investment managers is evolving.

The dangerous loss of ‘forward guidance’

Why basing monetary policy on “data dependence” creates too many variables, says Michal Zajac, senior economist at SCOR.

Cometh the hour, cometh the man

Contributing editor Garry Booth pays tribute to former Lloyd’s chairman Sir David Rowland.

Rough seas

IUMI president: Marine sector facing its biggest financial challenges in 15 years.

Re/insurance: Too sexy for junior talent?

P&C insurance is one of the most rewarding industries one can work in, but most students believe it’s a yawn. We need to change that perception, says Editor-in-Chief Shawn Moynihan in his March comment piece.

Lloyd’s readies for a revolution

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks into whether Lloyd's needs to man the barricades - or open the borders.

The art of the interview

Editor-in-chief Shawn Moynihan takes on the 'art of the interview' with insurance legend Pat Ryan in February's comment piece.

Emerging Risks 2019: Casualty market is primed for 2019 i...

The casualty space is in the spotlight for 2019.

BlackRock: Insurers ready to use their portfolios to boos...

Insights from BlackRock’s seventh Global Insurance Survey.

Innovation to foster growth of Bermuda re/insurance market

Kroll Bond Rating Agency’s overview of the Bermuda market.

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April 2019

 

 In this month's Reactions

  • Hank Greenberg interview
  • Risk Manager spotlight
  • Pitney Bowes roundtable
  • Cyber-market focus
  • Insurtech update
  • Cannabis legalisation

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