Italy’s Generali reported an increase in first-quarter profit of 6.3%, boosted by higher earnings from its non-life insurance business.
Alexander Ankel is to move from being CEO of Allianz Turkey to head of Asia for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty.
Early indications suggest that the ship which crashed into a control tower at Genoa’s port yesterday may have suffered an engine failure.
Will the recent Balva scandal have any bearing on the future of European passporting rights. Francesca Nyman investigates.
The biggest risk European businesses believe they face when starting to operate in new markets is dealing with local regulations, a survey by QBE has found.
The regulatory environment for insurers in the United Arab Emirates is challenging but should not scupper growth in the short term, according to AM Best.
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A container ship crashed into the Italian port of Genoa late on 7 May killing seven people.
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers has released a report into how to make its international maritime centre more competitive through tax incentives.
Towers Watson has named Michael Murphy as managing director of its risk consulting and software business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with immediate effect.
Zurich Insurance chief executive Ken Norgrove is to take the reins at the Insurance Institute of Ireland.
Axa revenues grew 3% to €28.9bn ($37.8bn) in the first quarter of 2013.
The government owned insurer has warned that an energy insurance pool to cover oil imported from Iran might not be sufficient.
The need for more sophisticated management information is putting claims management at the forefront on insurance business, according to Jon Sitwell, managing director of Asia Pacific at DCS Global.
The insurance arm of state-owned Portuguese bank Caixa Geral de Depositos is to be privatised by the end of the year. P
A new consumer protection law is set to give French insureds greater flexibility over policy cancellation.
Euler Hermes is to become the exclusive supplier of trade credit insurance to HSBC's commercial banking customers.
Allianz plans to be the number one international health insurer by 2014, the chief executive of Allianz Worldwide Care has revealed.
QBE, the business insurance specialist, plans to further develop its book of political violence business written in South East Asia with a three year business plan for profitable growth.
Claims from the horsemeat scandal may be minimal but the long term implications for liability insurance could be far greater, Edmund Tirbutt explains.
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