Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: recently presented  with a “number of solutions to address the affordability issues facing health insurance customers”.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A number of health insurance companies have welcomed proposals by the Minister for Health for a freeze on premium increases in return for no increase(...)

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Latest changes have failed to drive the insurer’s share price. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

UK insurer Aviva said it aimed to double the excess cash it generates during the next stage of a turnaround plan, but its shares fell on concerns the (...)

Aoibhin Lennon, client director at MediaVest

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Aviva said measures have been implemented to improve trade controls. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Aviva took a £132 million charge after saying two former employees breached its trading policy since 2006 to the benefit of external hedge fund(...)

The  front of the European Central Bank  headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany: the ECB  has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low 0.25 per cent

Tom Lyons Senior Business Correspondent European stocks were little changed, paring earlier gains, after the European Central Bank kept i(...)

RSA Insurance Group reached its highest level in a month in London trading yesterday amid speculation a competitor may make a takeover offer. The stoc(...)

Health insurance with Aviva will cost thousands of families more than € 120 more each year after the company announced premium price increases of an average of 5.2 per cent this morning.

Health insurance with Aviva will cost thousands of families more than € 120 more each year after the company announced premium price increases of an a(...)

Older people obviously will tend to make greater demands on the health service than the young.

At the heart of our strategy for private health insurance is keeping it as affordable as possible for everyone. I recognise that the increased cost of(...)

Aviva has had a turbulent couple of years in Ireland, with the business significantly restructured to address a deteriorating operating performance resulting from the economic crash here.

The head of quoted UK insurer Aviva said yesterday its Irish subsidiary has a lot of work to do to reach a satisfactory level of performance. This was(...)