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Russian incursion leads to political risk claims in Ukraine

06:57, 30 July 2015
Protesters on an armoured vehicle in central Kiev, Ukraine: the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has made political risk cover hard to place in both countries but led to the emergence of the DIFC as a trade credit and political risk centre
© 2015 Emilio Morenatti/AP

As exposures drift down in Russia, capacity is increasingly finding a home in the Middle East

Swiss Re grows net income 11% to $2.3bn

06:55, 30 July 2015

First half growth driven by life and health reinsurance and Corporate Solutions business

Foreign currency rates negatively impact Arch Q2 results

23:05, 29 July 2015

The Bermuda-based re/insurance group reported net income for the second quarter of 2015 at $110.3m

Noonan: industry's $700m Pemex rig exposure likely to rise

18:20, 29 July 2015
Emergency boats works to put out a fire at the Abkatun-A Permanente shallow-water oil platform in the Campeche Sound in the Gulf of Mexico
© 2015 Pemex/AP

Validus chief hopes losses will turn plunging energy rates

Talanx lowers profit target after goodwill write-off

18:06, 29 July 2015
Talanx: the insurer has written off €155m on the goodwill of its German life business

German re/insurance giant ceases writing classic life business ahead to avoid Solvency II charge

RSA buy could weigh on Zurich's financial targets

18:04, 29 July 2015

Zurich should not let an RSA deal detract from its wider strategy, warn analysts

ANALYSIS

Opponents of the Colombian government's peace talks with Farc demonstrate in Bogotá
© 2015 Fernando Vergara/AP

Farc declared unilateral ceasefire for one month from July 20, with Colombia's president responding by ordering temporary suspension of air strikes on rebels

OPINION

Body cover: Not just for stars and starlets

RE-RATINGS

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PEOPLE

Validus: the reinsurer has named James Franson president of Validus Americas

James Franson will be president of Validus Americas

LLOYD'S

Gross written premiums up 29% in second quarter

REINSURANCE

Chief executive insists shareholders better served by a standalone company

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