News & Commentary

Global Insurance Trends 08.09.2016

This week, there was a spate of trend reports published.

Global Insurance Trends 30.08.2016

This week, Standard & Poor's reported on reinsurer investment trends, and also opportunities for reinsurers in the US mortgage market.

Global Insurance Trends 23.08.2016

Douglas Shillito This week, a Swiss Re Sigma Report indicated that of the estimated $71bn of economic losses from natural catastrophe and man-made losses in the first half of the year, 44% were insured losses.

Global Insurance Trends 19.08.2016

This week, interim and second quarter financials were dominated by generally positive results from large life insurers

Solvency II 'life support' is a step in the wrong direction

Solvency II is a step in the wrong direction that will keep some companies alive that would be better giving themselves a decent burial and consolidating themselves out of the market now, according to industry consultant Ned Cazalet.

Asia spares Prudential's blushes in half year results

Growth in its Asian operations helped UK insurance giant Prudential post a forcast-beating 6% rise in first-half operating profit to £2.06bn ($2.69bn, €2.4bn), helping offset a drop in profits from its M&G asset management business.


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