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Outlook 2018: Five predictions for the London market in 2018

It's not all about rates. There are some more fundamental issues for the market to address. 

London Lloyds Technology


Set Alert for Insurance Day Markets :: Specialty

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Employers’ income halves

Company hit by fall in reserve development

United States Specialty

Cyber rate boom boosts Beazley to first-half profit

However, ransomware becoming a major issue for cyber market

International United Kingdom

CII highlights limitations on civil disobedience insurance

Guidance issued to help brokers inform clients

United Kingdom Specialty

AmWins launches deadly weapons cover

Lloyd's capacity backs 'unique' product 

North America Specialty

US surplus lines premiums rise 22% in H1

First rise in transaction numbers since 2019

United States Specialty

SME sector and tech products to drive China W&I growth

International private equity firms drive M&A transaction rebound in China and Hong Kong in wake of favourable regulatory changes

China Specialty
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Set Alert for Insurance Day Markets :: Reinsurance

Marine reinsurance rates 'could fall at upcoming renewals'

Analysts warn reinsurance rate increases are levelling off already

Renewals Reinsurance

Howden continues reinsurance build-out with senior casualty treaty hire

Luke Birtwistle joins from ArgoGlobal with further senior hires to follow

London Reinsurance

Focus: Aviation reinsurance market must moderate demands for higher rate

Aviation insurers and reinsurers want a greater premium base, but the realities of the aviation industry and the reduction in attritional loss levels demand expectations be lowered for now

Focus Aviation

Cat losses hit $42bn in H1: Aon

The costliest event was the US Polar vortex, expected to cost re/insurers at least $15bn

Losses Property

HCI details $3.20bn reinsurance programme for 2021/22

Florida coverage a major part of package

United States Reinsurance

Munich Re allays concerns with €1.1bn Q2 result

Result ahead of analysts’ expectations

Europe Munich Re
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Property, Casualty & Legacy

Set Alert for Insurance Day Markets :: Property, Casualty and Legacy

Insured losses from Chinese floods could exceed $1.2bn: Fitch

Clean-up starts after catastrophic flooding

China Ping An

BHSI names UK head of general casualty

Company appoints former Chubb executive

United Kingdom Berkshire Hathaway

Insurers to add $50m to fund for collapsed Florida apartment block

Earlier warnings about structural issues not heeded

United States Property

California’s Dixie fire destroys homes as it doubles in size

Wildfires continue to burn across western US

United States Property

Allianz establishes global commercial division

Company seeks to profit from property/casualty opportunities

Europe International

Cat losses hit $42bn in H1: Aon

The costliest event was the US Polar vortex, expected to cost re/insurers at least $15bn

Losses Property
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