Global commercial insurance prices rose by 8 percent in the third quarter of 2019. All three major product lines — property, casualty, and financial a ... Continue Reading »
Guy Carpenter has completed its annual review of property and casualty (P&C) results and found that competition and change are the only certainties (re)insurers are promised in today’s market.
With the majority of 2019 reinsurance renewals now complete, the impact of significant catastrophe activity has evolved from a year ago. Capital inflow levels and risk appetites are responding accordingly. Crucially, alternative capital dipped slightly in the first half of 2019 for the first time since 2012 to USD 92 billion as investors responded to… Continue Reading »
The growing complexity of risk is manifesting itself in the (re)insurance sector as underwriting assumptions are being challenged, and capital inflow levels and risk appetites respond accordingly. Crucially, the accumulation of losses from a range of diverse natural catastrophe perils in 2017 and 2018 has brought an end to years of soft (re)insurance market conditions… Continue Reading »