Hurricanes put Zurich's P&C segment in the red

Nat cats pushed Zurich’s property & casualty segment into the red last year, as hurricanes Harvey Irma and Maria saw the insurer report a 100.9% combined operating ratio for P&C.

Analysis: Markerstudy's turbulent year

Last month, Qatar Re signed a deal to buy Markerstudy’s Gibraltar-based insurance companies after year-long rumours of a sale had only started to die down

This week: Technology, treasury and trade credit

I'm not sure who was more excited about technology in our house this week, my son discovered that virtual pets in the form of Tamagotchi are making a comeback in the UK this year while I learnt a bar has opened where robots make you cocktails.

Sequant Re goes into liquidation

Specialist Bermudian reinsurer and insurance-linked securities investment start-up Sequant Re Holdings, is to liquidate its business having struggled to raise sufficient capital.

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