This week, Hurricane Harvey hogged the headlines. CoreLogic, Air Worldwide, and RMS reported their estimates of economic losses but it is still far from clear how much it will cost the insurance industry.
The conventional wisdom for generations has been that life expectancy will continue to increase much at the same rate as it did for most of the 20th century.Read more
Clyde & Co research showed that insurance M&A activity worldwide had continued its downward trend in the first half of 2017. Beazley released its Breach Insights findings for the first six months based on client data, and Standard & Poor’s said in a new report that the global life reinsurance sector’s operating conditions look promising.Read more
Populism? That was very 2016 wasn’t it? The vote for Brexit and the election of Donald Trump had many warning that 2017 could be even worse.
The conventional wisdom for generations has been that life expectancy will continue to increase much at the same rate as it did for most of the 20th century.
Mutuality in the insurance sector in the UK is seen as something of a minority pursuit after successive waves of demutualisation swept across the sector in the 1980s and 1990s.
European insurers were not happy in the middle of last year when the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) launched its first major stress tests of the continent’s life insurers for two years and the first since the formal start of the Solvency II regime.
The world is getting smaller. That is the unbidden meme of our generation, thanks to the juggernaut of growth unleashed by an outpouring of global bodies, free trade agreements, technology and international capital.