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Energy reinsurers look for rate increases in delicately balanced market

Downstream business more exposed to upwards pricing pressure, given recent large risk and cat losses 
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Deeper insight into market trends

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ID Comment

ID Comment Company News

Viewpoint: Time of arrival

Shipping cannot be tamed into precise port arrival times when it is at the mercy of the elements

Pawns (Tero Vesalainen/
ID Comment: Brokers and the complex risk distribution chain

Brokers in the London market are less concerned than they might have been at other times in the past about being disintermediated by insurers distributing their own products

Cyber door (BeeBright/
ID Comment: Eliminating the ambiguities of cyber cover

Property/casualty covers need to be explicit about what cyber coverage is included and the premium being charged for it

Hoodie hacker tech threat
Viewpoint: Building resilience

Navies of the world are said to spend as much on cyber defence as they do on ship structures and weaponry, while commercial shipping remains in a very different league


Companies House

Market Commentary

Companies House: Europeans go for growth as opportunities emerge
Companies House: Diversification helps European reinsurers to post strong results
Companies House: US carriers must address some problems bubbling under



Stockwatch Company News

Stock market down (Andrey VP/
StockWatch: Bermudian stocks tank as markets turn bearish

Third Point Re was the week's worst performer falling nearly 12%

Willis Towers Watson head office, London (Renata Sedmakova/
StockWatch: Willis Towers Watson surges on Q3 turnaround

Argo Group gains 12% on earnings beat as US rally lifts insurers

Marsh & McLennan Companies head office, New York NY
StockWatch: MMC rallies nearly 10% as growth march continues

Arch Capital and Everest Re outperform after posting Q3 turnarounds

Talanx head office, Hanover
StockWatch: Talanx stock recovers after sinking 8% on profit warning

Lancashire Holdings rebounds but insurance stocks slide in Europe and US


Legal Focus

Market Commentary

Legal Focus: Vicarious liability's elastic boundaries continue to be stretched
Legal Focus: US mid-term elections bring changes for insurance firms
Legal Focus: Regulators get tough on senior insurance managers

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Lloyd's: Meeting the challenges

Lloyds Company News

Europe signpost (Jason Winter/
Carnegie-Brown eyes market-beating growth from Europe
Lloyd’s chairman tells Insurance Day he expects the market to grow EEA premiums at more than 3% a year
California November wildfire (2018) (Richard Vogel/AP)
Lloyd’s wildfire loss bill to be driven by extent of commercial claims
Damage to commercial properties is likely to determine how much of the multibillion-dollar loss is passed to the Lloyd’s market
Bruce Carnegie-Brown, chairman, Lloyd
Lloyd's chairman says cedants returning for 1/1 renewals despite Brexit threat

No 'material leakage of business' from the marketplace ahead of the year-end renewals, Bruce Carnegie-Brown says 

LMA finance committee picks Brit CFO as chairman

Mark Allan will succeed Liberty’s John Dunn



Market Commentary

UK non-life players ‘resilient’ in no-deal Brexit
Insurers and brokers wary of 'equivalence' Brexit deal pledge
Carnegie-Brown eyes market-beating growth from Europe



Digitalisation Company News

Virtual reality (leungchopan/
What are ‘new realities’ technologies?

Virtual, augmented and mixed realities have the potential to have a transformational impact on insurance

Virtual reality (vectorfusionart/
Insurance opportunity from virtual reality highlighted by Lloyd’s study

Virtual, augmented and mixed realities technologies can develop new ways of working and create a new product base for the insurance sector, new Lloyd’s report finds

Artificial intelligence (agsandrew/
Charles Taylor InsureTech acquires tech start-up

CoVi Analytics uses AI to automate risk and compliance management

Business technology (Sergey Nivens/
Hyperion to launch insurtech unit
Barnaby Rugge-Price to lead Hyperion X unit



Market Commentary

Regulatory inconsistency challenges Asia cyber insurers
Viewpoint: Cyber risk is the new frontier for professional indemnity insurance
Cyber buyers increase demand for standalone policies