The re/insurance market is hardening, that is now a given. During virtual Monte Carlo 2020, industry professionals shared their thoughts on how this hardening market will play out and how the impacts of COVID-19 will feed into this ever shifting picture.
Pandemic-related losses are large but reinsurers look to have avoided the worst with a combination of financial discipline and the arrival of a hard market. Will efforts to inoculate themselves against the pandemic in H1 continue to be effective into the second half of the year, and how will it affect the wider market? Intelligent Insurer speaks to Robert Mazzuoli, director at Fitch Ratings, to find out more.
The ripple effect of COVID-19 has now spread deep into global financial markets and falling interest rates are putting increasing pressure on insurers earnings and capital.
The life and health reinsurance market has ‘more barriers to entry than P&C’ with just four players dominating 50% of business.
Senior insurance sector leaders emphasised the importance of government leadership in combating climate change during a Fitch roadshow panel discussion on the future of the non-life market.
Fitch analyst explains the global reinsurance drivers in 2019 and discusses what to expect in 2020.
Senior executives met to discuss how the industry can rise to the challenge of accelerating change at the Intelligent Insurer and Allianz roundtable at SIRC 2019 in Singapore.
As the rating agencies, regulators and investors wake up to the magnitude of the threat posed by silent cyber risk, re/insurers must get their act together and tackle this large and infinitely complex risk head-on. Intelligent Insurer reports.
After an eventful 2017, Intelligent Insurer questioned 16 senior executives representing all corners of the re/insurance industry about their highs and lows of 2017 and their wishes for 2018. Here, we reveal their responses to the question: what will be the biggest developments or topics you expect to be prominent in the industry in 2018, and why?
The year 2017 has been marked by an unusually strong hurricane season in the US but also a number of significant regulatory changes such as the Ogden discount in the UK with significant consequences for the motor re/insurance industry. Intelligent Insurer asked re/insurance executives what the most important moments/developments were in the re/insurance industry in 2017.