KPMG head of actuarial services Brian Morrissey: “Telematics, using both claims and more relevant driver data, can change the pricing of insurance from homogeneous customer groups to individualisation with scope for better and fairer pricing.”

Careful drivers could be in for some welcome news thanks to new technologies which will make it easier for insurance companies to reward them for thei(...)

Fiona Muldoon: discussions with FDB began last summer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Eight months after quitting her role as director of credit institutions and insurance supervision at the Central Bank of Ireland, Fiona Muldoon has m(...)

Andrew Langford, group chief executive, FBD. The insurance group issued a profit warning this morning on the back of personal injury claims. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Insurance group FBD is forecasting an operating loss for 2014 on the back of a claims environment that has become “far more challenging than expected”(...)

Ryanair climbed 3.16 % as markets continued to react positively to its launch of a business-class service. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The Iseq rose by a solid 0.8 per cent yesterday, as European stocks generally advanced in the final minutes of trading after remaining little changed (...)

Andrew Langford, group chief executive, said that the insurer was significantly influenced by weather and an increase in claims frequency across the Irish car insurance market in the first six months of the year. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

FIONA REDDANThe increased cost of severe and persistent weather saw pre-tax profits slide by 83 per cent FBD Holdings in the first six months of the y(...)

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A woman walks through flood water in Cork city in February. The cost of claims arising out of last winter’s bad weather has been more than expected, insurer FBD has said. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Insurer FBD Holdings has seen its shares fall the most in more than five years after the company cut its full-year earnings forecast amid a rise in(...)

Bovine abductions: cattle rustling has been on the rise in the past two years

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