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.
The Singapore government is attempting to kick-start the country's insurance-linked securities business by offering to cover all upfront charges.
Global reinsurer made a $360m (£271m) pre-tax loss in the third quarter of 2017 compared with a $119m pre-tax profit in Q3 2016.
Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re has estimated its combined claims payouts in the third quarter from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the earthquakes in Mexico will be around $3.6bn (£2.75bn).
Switzerland-headquartered global insurer Zurich is estimating its costs from three giant hurricanes that hit the US and Caribbean at $700m (£530m).
Guy Miller, head of macroeconomics at Zurich, looks at the risks associated with extreme weather and anti-climate change initiatives.
A powerful storm hit Ireland and Northern Ireland yesterday leaving a trail of damage and three dead before reaching England, Scotland and Wales today.
Lloyd’s of London has paid $738m for Harvey, Irma and Maria claims.
Global (re)insurer Markel is expecting $503m (£379m) of pre-tax hurricane and earthquake losses, net of reinstatement premiums, in the third quarter of 2017.
Global insurer XL Catlin is estimating $1.48bn (£1.12bn) of losses from natural catastrophes in the third quarter.
As travellers venture further afield and mobile devices touch on all areas of life, Chris Knight, head of corporate services for Cega, asks if travel insurers are missing a trick by not contacting with their customers to offer real-time risk updates.
Scor estimates the cost of the Harvey, Irma and Maria hurricanes and the mexico earthquakes at €430m.
Hurricane Nate, the fourth hurricane to make landfall in the US in the past two months, has weakened to a tropical depression.
Japanese insurance giant MS&AD has announced preliminary loss estimates for the recent devastating US hurricanes and Mexico earthquake.
Hit by a negative discount rate, the top 100 UK insurers reported a combined underwriting loss last year. What other challenges has the market faced?
Hurricane season has caused devastation across the Atlantic but, despite the human death toll, the impact on reinsurers is likely to be limited
Sydney-headquartered global insurer QBE has updated the market that recent losses in Mexico and the US will have a significant impact on full year profits.
London market insurer Hiscox anticipates the combined net cost of claims from hurricanes Harvey and Irma to be around $225m (£170m).
Beazley expects to take a $150m (£112m) hit on earnings as a result of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria as well as the recent earthquakes in Mexico.