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Since its 1981 inception as a traditional London market reinsurance magazine, Reactions has evolved to meet the fast changing information needs of the global insurance and reinsurance market.

Property drives weak pricing increase

Global commercial insurance prices rose, on average, for the third consecutive quarter, according to Marsh’s Global Insurance Market Index report, but with mixed results when looked at separately...

Axis facing $104m Q2 cat and weather hit

Bermuda-based Axis Capital is facing $104m of losses in the second quarter after being impacted by 20 catastrophe and weather events during the period. Axis Capital’s second quarter results will include an estimated $104m of pre-tax losses...

Floods, coasts dominate UK climate risk report

The UK Government's new CCC report on climate change argues that flood and coastal change are urgent risks facing the country. Flooding and coastal change are the most urgent risks facing the UK as a result of climate change, according to a new report...

2015 saw only $37bn insured cat loss

Man-made and natural disasters reached only $37bn in insured losses in 2015, versus $92bn in economic losses, with Asia worst hit. Global insured losses from natural and man-made catastrophes were $37bn in 2015, well below the $62bn annual average of the...