The battle for share of a saturated market is keeping a lid on premiums as repair costs for tech-laden cars soar.
Many insurers had long stuck to conservative investment strategies despite ultra-low interest rates. But that’s changing, as the vast sector rediscovers an appetite for risk.
Germany's life insurers have made little headway in offsetting low-interest rates with smarter investments, a new study finds. Only one in four of the big companies is on sound economic footing.
A German insurance company will soon begin selling policies through Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant. Some say the move breaches consumer protection rights.
Algorithms and supercomputers are revolutionizing the insurance industry. Germany has no intention of being left behind.
Italy's Generali is selling millions of German life insurance policies to runoff specialist Viridium. The deal, the largest of its kind in Germany, raises concerns that policyholders will come up short.
The German reinsurer is in preliminary talks with the US money manager. Joining forces would help to scale up its investment business.
Low interest rates are making life tough for insurers, so tough that Axa is looking to exit policies that have turned into financial ballast.
Germany’s financial regulator Bafin wants to cap fees for life insurances. This will put brokers under severe pressure.
Italian insurer may offload four million policies in the biggest such deal in Germany ever.