JLT's first half profit margin declined from 19.7% last year to 17.3% as it made a net trading loss of £12.6m on its US specialty business. The broker said this was in line with expectations.
Zurich has confirmed it is evaluating an offer to buy UK-headquartered insurer RSA.
Spanish insurer Mapfre has reported a 31% drop in post-tax profit for the first six months of 2015 to €315.6m (£223m).
XL Catlin's Estefania Taboada looks at the impact of new company governance rules on Spanish D&O policies.
Allied World's after tax profits fell 94% to $9.5m (£6m) in the second quarter compared with the same period last year when profits hit $151.9m.