Solidum Re has successfully completed the first two secondary market ILS trades on a blockchain.
The Lloyd’s market has paid claims worth $1.7bn in response to windstorms Harvey, Irma and Maria.
Improved pricing for London Market insurers in 2018 may not be enough to relieve the pressure on underwriting results from high expenses and lower reserve releases, according to Fitch Ratings.
Recent natural catastrophe activity across the Atlantic has sped up Ascot’s expansion plans, the group's CEO told Post.
Catastrophe loss analysts Perils has pegged the market loss for Ex-Hurricane Ophelia which battered the coast of Ireland, at €60m.
Thousands of holidaymakers are stranded on the Indonesian island of Bali today as the authorities closed the only airport.
A comprehensive study has suggested Australia's natural disaster costs are going to become a lot worse in the future.
Prices in non-life insurance and reinsurance are expected to increase as a result of the recent nat cat activity across the Atlantic, Swiss Re has said.
MS Amlin owner MS&AD Insurance Group could see losses of over $972m (£734m) as a result of second quarter nat cat losses including hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria as well as earthquakes in Mexico.
Zurich-based nat cat data firm Perils has given its initial loss estimate for extra-tropical Cyclone Xavier which hit Germany on 5 October.
On-demand field inspection and verification firm We Go Look is planning to firmly establish its presence in the UK market next year.
Global insurer Zurich is expecting rates to increase for commercial lines helping the firm meet its financial objectives.
Caribbean insurer Nagico said its gross loss from two devastating Carribean hurricanes is around $550m (£419m) but said the losses were "within" its reinsurance program.
Allianz has been hit with €529m (£468.1m) in losses from natural catastrophes, the company reported in its Q3 results.
Generali posted a 9.9% drop in nine-month profits due to a loss on the sale of its Dutch business
Munich Re has posted a €1.4bn (£1.2bn) loss for the third quarter as the impact of natural catastrophes in the US and Caribbean take their toll on results.
Insurance and reinsurance provider JLT does not expect the recent wave of natural disasters to affect its full year out-turn and believes it will deliver organic revenue growth for 2017.
Hiscox's London market business will increase its capacity by £450 million to £1.6 billion in anticipation of a market turn due to major catastrophe losses.
Berkshire Hathaway's reinsurance and insurance division is in the red for underwriting in 2017 after a string of major natural disasters.
Powerful Cyclone Debbie has become Queensland's costliest cyclone and Australia's second-most expensive for the insurance industry.
Global insurer AIG has had a punishing third quarter after needing to boost reserves for 2016 losses and dealing with the recent hurricanes in the US and Caribbean.
Global reinsurer Swiss Re's insurance arm Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has been hit hard by natural catastrophes this year.
UK-headquartered global insurer RSA's underwriting result was hit in the third quarter by the recent US and Caribbean hurricanes.
Pandemics bonds have launched, with the help of the insurance market, to channel surge funding to developing countries dealing with a disease outbreak.