Zurich-owned catastrophe modeler Perils has estimated the insured property market loss from March's Cyclone Debbie is A$1.12bn.
Swiss Re's first quarter 2017 after tax profits fell 53% compared with Q1 2016 to $656m (£511m) after a $350m hit from Cyclone Debbie.
The cost of last month's powerful category four cyclone to Queensland has been estimated at around A$2bn (£1.18bn).
Swiss Re has estimated its claims burden from Cyclone Debbie in Australia at around $350m (£278m).
Global natural disaster events could impact insurers with a $2bn (£1.6bn) hit over March, according to impact forecasting from Aon Benfield.
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As Cyclone Debbie reached New Zealand, Insurance Australia Group estimated A$140m (£85m) of losses while loss adjuster Crawford is using drones to help.
The 1 April reinsurance renewals saw rate reductions range from flat to mid-single digit reductions, an improvement compared to the low double digit range seen 12 months ago, according to Willis Re.
The Insurance Council of Australia has expanded its catastrophe declaration associated with Cyclone Debbie and its aftermath beyond Queensland to northern New South Wales.
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Research from AIG Singapore suggests that high-impact incidents such as extreme weather events, virus outbreaks and socio-political volatility are the top emerging risks for Asia-Pacific travellers in 2017.
Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2016 resulted in insured losses of $54bn (£43bn), an increase of 46%, according to Swiss Re's latest Sigma study.
Fracking has been given the go-ahead in Lancashire and insurers need to consider the risks associated with the technique.
Over 850 insurance claims have been received by New Zealand's insurers after flash floods in the Auckland area.
An early start to the severe weather season has resulted in a $1bn (£820m) insurance toll in Australia and the United states, according to an Aon catastrophe report.
Novae has described its 98.3% pre-Ogden 2016 combined operating ratio as disappointing while the Lloyd's (re)insurer's investment portfolio performed well.
The 18 February Sydney hailstorm will cost Brisbane-based financial services group Suncorp between A$150m (£93.4m) and A$170m.
Sydney's dramatic hailstorm on 18 February has cost Australian insurer IAG at least A$160m (£99m) in claims so far.
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Hiscox’s London market business has presented an inconsistent and mixed operating year for the insurer, according to Steve Langan, CEO of Hiscox Insurance.
Australian insurer QBE has reported an increase in its combined operating ratio for its European division and a dip in it profits in the year 2016.
Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has reported a 45% drop in fourth quarter net profit, citing costly natural catastrophe claims for the fall in profit.
Global insurance centres are under competitive pressure to be a Europe-friendly base for insurance linked securities, said PWC's Marta Abramska
Over 17,500 claims have been lodged after an intense hailstorm hit Sydney on Saturday 18 February, according to the Insurance Council of Australia.