Swiss Re results News

Swiss Re Confirms H1 Loss of $1.1B with Combined Ratio of 115.8%

Reinsurance company Swiss Re said on Friday the $2.5 billion in claims and reserves related to COVID-19 that it booked in the first half of the year would likely cover the bulk of its pandemic-related losses. The Zurich-based company, confirming …

Swiss Re to Report $1.1 Billion Loss During First Half on Hit from COVID-19

Reinsurance company Swiss Re said on Wednesday that claims and reserves of $2.5 billion related to COVID-19 will lead to a net first half loss of about $1.1 billion. The company, which reported the loss ahead of its regularly planned …

Swiss Re Reports Q1 Loss of $225M as Impact of COVID-19 Crisis Begins to Hit

Reinsurer Swiss Re swung into a net loss in the first quarter of 2020 as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak began to bite, it said on Thursday. The Zurich-based company booked a hit of $476 million for anticipated and …

Swiss Re Will Absorb Poor 2019 Earnings, Says S&P

S&P Global Ratings said that even though Swiss Re performed materially below expectation for its 2019 earnings, the ratings agency expects the group to maintain its risk-based capital above the “AA” level, which supports the “AA-” long-term ratings and stable …

Swiss Re 2019 Profit Hit by Natural Disasters, U.S. Casualty Claims

Reinsurer Swiss Re reported on Thursday a smaller-than-expected profit in 2019 due to claims for a series of man-made and natural disasters, as well as expenses for its U.S. casualty business, sending its shares lower. Net profit in the year …