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Lloyd’s of London insurance and reinsurance market news, covering the happenings at the world’s oldest reinsurance market housed in the iconic Lloyd’s building in the City of London.

“Too early to see a turn in the market,” says RBC

16th January 2017

The RBC Capital Markets analysts concluded after their sixth annual London Market trip meeting that despite pricing declines beginning to slow, 2017 would be too soon to see a turn in the market. Insurers still turned a profit in 2016, but results have begun to deteriorate, RBC reported. Overall prices fell by around ... Read the full article

Lloyd’s market reliant on “declining” reserves: Peel Hunt

12th January 2017

After speaking with the Lloyd's of London marketplace during its Lloyd's Insurers Tour in early January, analysts at Peel Hunt have said that the market is relying on reserve releases for profits, and it might not take much more in the way of rate declines before the market ventures into ... Read the full article

China remains top priority for Lloyd’s re/insurance market growth

9th January 2017

Lloyd’s of London chairman John Nelson told China Daily that China is the most important market for its long-term growth. With dark clouds brewing on the insurance and reinsurance market horizon, in what Nelson describes as a ‘perfect storm’; low interest rates and excessive capital driving down investment returns and premiums ... Read the full article

QBE’s Pryce appointed to Lloyd’s Franchise Board

6th January 2017

Lloyd's revealed today that Richard Pryce, CEO for QBE European Operations, has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Franchise Board, by the Council of Lloyd's. Pryce will serve on the Franchise Board - which is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Lloyd’s market - as a market-connected director ... Read the full article

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