insuranceNEWS.com.au https://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2019 First half cat bill falls, less than half losses insured https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/first-half-cat-bill-falls-less-than-half-losses-insured https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/first-half-cat-bill-falls-less-than-half-losses-insured Global economic losses from all disasters fell to $US44 billion in the first half of the year, Swiss Re’s preliminary estimates show, down 13% from the first half of 2018...

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Low UK cyber uptake worries ABI https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/low-uk-cyber-uptake-worries-abi https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/low-uk-cyber-uptake-worries-abi Up to 89% of UK businesses have no dedicated cyber insurance cover, leaving them potentially exposed to huge financial losses in the event of an attack, the Association of British Insurers says...

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Talanx raises profit guidance after good first-half result https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/talanx-raises-profit-guidance-after-good-first-half-result https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/talanx-raises-profit-guidance-after-good-first-half-result German insurer Talanx has forecast full-year profit will top €900 million after its first-half result increased 9.4% to €477 million...

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Aspen suffers loss, premiums down https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/aspen-suffers-loss-premiums-down https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/aspen-suffers-loss-premiums-down Aspen Insurance has suffered a net loss of $US37.3 million and a near 6% decline in gross written premium over the last six months, compared to the previous corresponding period...

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Lekima’s insured losses to exceed $1.26 billion https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/lekimas-insured-losses-to-exceed-1-26-billion https://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/lekimas-insured-losses-to-exceed-1-26-billion Insured losses in China from Typhoon Lekima will exceed ¥6 billion, modelling firm AIR Worldwide estimates...

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