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    1. March 23, 2016

      Lloyd’s of London profits fall 30%

      Lloyd’s of London posted its worst results in four years as low interest rates shredded the specialist insurance...

    2. March 11, 2016

      Why lose money if celebrities lose face?

      For the tennis racket maker Head, this week’s revelation that its poster girl, Maria Sharapova, had tested positive for...

    1. February 10, 2016

      EU vote: Lloyd’s of London says Brexit will damage business

      The London insurance market, estimated to be worth £30bn a year, will be damaged if Britain votes to leave the EU,...

    2. December 16, 2015

      Lloyd’s of London plans index launch

      Lloyd’s of London has joined the index club, emulating the likes of FTSE, S&P and Stoxx. The UK insurance market is to...

    3. December 5, 2015

      The Bank of England approves 19 insurers’ Solvency II models

      The Bank of England has approved plans submitted by 19 insurers ahead of new EU rules that come into force in January,...

    4. September 29, 2015

      Mark Carney warns investors face ‘huge’ climate change losses

      The governor of the Bank of England has thrown down the gauntlet to the fossil fuel industry with a blunt warning that...

    5. September 29, 2015

      Top financier warns on anti-business sentiment

      “Extreme” executive pay and malpractice by big business are undermining confidence in global capitalism, according to...

    6. July 30, 2015

      Lloyd’s of London seeks Malaysia licence

      Lloyd’s of London is applying for a Malaysia onshore licence as part of a broader push by the specialist insurer into...

    7. June 30, 2015

      Insurers in danger of being ‘Uber-ised’, Lloyd’s chief warns

      Insurers are in danger of being “Uber-ised” as technology allows companies from Google to Walmart to undermine the...

    8. March 26, 2015

      Lloyd’s of London chairman warns premiums could stay low

      Changes in the insurance market mean providers may struggle to raise prices after an earthquake or hurricane like they...

    9. March 23, 2015

      The right sort of help for cyber security insurance

      The danger of cyber crime is no longer an unknown. The roster of companies recently damaged in attacks includes Target,...

    10. March 2, 2015

      Lloyd’s insurers Amlin and Hiscox fail to allay fears on outlook

      Two of the biggest listed Lloyd’s of London insurers pledged to pay £475m worth of dividends, but the distributions...

    11. February 17, 2015

      Investors to collect big return as Fairfax buys Brit for £1.2bn

      Investors who took part in Brit’s stock market launch are set to enjoy a 30 per cent return within just a year after a...

    12. October 6, 2014

      US homeland security chief offers cyber attack insurance

      The US’s first ever homeland security chief is teaming up with Lloyd’s of London to launch an insurance company that...

    13. September 26, 2014

      Hackers already exploiting Shellshock flaw

      Barely 24 hours after US cyber security officials alerted organisations to its existence, hackers have begun to...

    14. September 25, 2014

      Lloyd’s of London chairman warns insurers against low premiums

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has urged the global insurance industry to learn lessons from a sudden spike in...

    15. September 4, 2014

      Lloyd’s head backs No camp as Scottish poll gap narrows

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has become the latest head of a large financial institution to throw his weight...

    16. June 6, 2014

      Architecture lifts the spirits when buildings rise above stars

      When Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurance market, began its search for a team of architects in 1977, they...

    17. June 2, 2014

      Lessons learnt as Lloyd’s of London prepares to leave iconic HQ

      The Lloyd’s Building is a phenomenon. Richard Rogers’ building is listed Grade I, the same level of protection accorded...

    18. June 2, 2014

      Lloyd’s of London looks to leave Rogers’ landmark building

      Insurer Lloyd's of London is considering leaving its famous headquarters building, designed by leading British...

    19. March 26, 2014

      Lloyd’s of London warns of complacency amid absence of disasters

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has urged its member insurance syndicates to guard against complacency after the...

    20. March 5, 2014

      Ucits rule will hit exports bigger than Johnny Hallyday

      The European Parliament, bogeyman of libertarian City folk, is at it again. The legislature wants Ucit managers to take...

    21. March 4, 2014

      Brit Insurance presses button for IPO, eyeing £1bn market value

      The private equity backers of Brit Insurance have pressed the start button on London’s latest planned flotation, hoping...

    22. February 6, 2014

      Lloyd’s specialist insurers in cash splash

      Special dividends from Lloyd’s of London insurers no longer seem so special. Beazley kicked off the sector’s results...

    23. January 26, 2014

      Insurers shake up disaster modelling

      Insurers are aiming to transform the way in which natural disasters are modelled with a groundbreaking system of their...

    24. January 7, 2014

      Catlin Singapore unit to sidestep Lloyd’s

      The Asia arm of Catlin is to start writing policies independent of Lloyd’s of London for the first time, in the latest...

    25. January 2, 2014

      Insurers make leap in cutting overheads

      A historic change in the way insurance companies protect themselves against natural catastrophes has helped the...

    26. December 20, 2013

      Inga Beale, the steely trailblazer shaking up a masculine bastion

      Before 1972, women were not even allowed to set foot in the underwriting room at Lloyd’s of London. It was not until...

    27. December 16, 2013

      First woman Lloyd’s of London chief pledges diversity drive

      The first woman chief executive of Lloyd’s of London has pledged to become a champion of diversity at the 325-year-old...

    28. December 15, 2013

      Japan insurer Sompo seeks to buy Canopius

      Japanese insurer Sompo is in advanced talks to buy the Lloyd’s of London franchise Canopius Group for about £600m as...

    29. December 10, 2013

      Richard Ward of Lloyd’s of London joins Brit as owners eye exit

      The outgoing chief executive of Lloyd’s of London is to follow his predecessor by taking the chair of Brit Insurance as...

    30. December 9, 2013

      QBE: risky business

      Write off $1.5bn and watch almost $4bn of market capitalisation disappear. Investors had every right to punish QBE for...

    31. October 22, 2013

      Serious game of reinsurance policy terms plays out in Germany

      Baden-Baden has lured gamblers for generations. More than a century ago, Fyodor Dostoevsky is said to have endured a...

    32. September 26, 2013

      Lloyd’s chairman raises concerns over Aon deal with Buffett

      The Lloyd’s of London chairman has directed fresh criticism at a contentious scheme that Aon, one of the world’s...

    33. September 5, 2013

      Tense mood at reinsurers’ annual meeting

      It is the kind of public display of wealth most bankers try to eschew. The great and the good of the corporate...

    34. September 4, 2013

      Lloyd’s chairman warns on ‘systemic risk’ of capital rush

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has warned of the danger that a rush of capital into the insurance industry will...

    35. August 7, 2013

      Cathedral Capital deal takes Lancashire to Lloyd’s

      Lancashire Holdings is to make its first acquisition since it was founded eight years ago, in a deal that will launch...

    36. July 8, 2013

      China life assurer Ping An buys Lloyd’s Building for £260m

      Ping An Insurance, China’s second-largest life assurer by number of policy holders, has become the latest Asian...

    37. July 3, 2013

      Lloyd’s of London chief resigns

      The chief executive of Lloyd’s of London is to resign from the historic insurance market amid tensions over the pace of...

    38. March 27, 2013

      Lloyd’s chief airs Solvency II frustration

      The head of the Lloyd’s of London insurance market has rebuked European regulators for issuing another set of...

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