Natural catastrophes (Nat Cats)

Analysis: Tracking rail risks

Railways are travelling through a changing landscape of severe weather risks and terror perils, but perhaps none so arresting as the cyber threats raised by their new reliance on digital connectivity

Cat bond issuance hits $3.1bn in Q1

Insurers and reinsurers sponsored $3.1bn (£2.2bn) in catastrophe bonds in the first quarter of 2018, up 34% from the first quarter of 2017, according to data analytics provider PCS.

Hiscox to grow retail business by 15% in 2018

Exclusive: Hiscox is looking to grow its retail arm between 5% and 15% over 2018 Hiscox is looking to grow its retail arm between 5% and 15% in 2018 as the group's profits slumped by over £300m due to natural catastrophe losses .

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