RISX: ICMR (Re)Insurance Specialty Index

Equity index for the global specialty (re)insurance sector

RISX Price Return Index ('RISX')
4,354.26 +45.87 (+1.06%)
At close: 18 June 2024
RISX Net Total Return Index ('RISXNTR')
7,002.87 +74.34 (+1.07%)
At close: 18 June 2024

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The ICMR (Re)Insurance Specialty Index (RISX) is an equity benchmark for the global specialty (re)insurance sector based on publicly listed companies with underwriting subsidiaries in the Lloyd’s of London specialty (re)insurance market.

The RISX Index was developed by Insurance Capital Markets Research (ICMR) and is administered and calculated daily by Morningstar Indexes Ltd, as a Price Return Index (Ticker: ‘RISX’) and a Net Total Return Index (Ticker: ‘RISXNTR’), i.e. dividends reinvested net of withholding taxes.

Historical performance

©Insurance Capital Markets Research. Index administrator and calculator: Morningstar Indexes Ltd. Inception date: 2006-06-16, base value: 1000. All performance shown prior to 2021-03-22 was retrospectively calculated by application of the Index Methodology. The historical RISX index data is available via Bloomberg, Refinitiv or on request from ICMR.


Summary statistics

Top 10 constituents ‘RISX’

Name RIC Currency Weight (%)
1 Beazley BEZG.L GBP 9.26
2 Fairfax FFH.TO CAD 8.29
3 QBE QBE.AX AUD 6.74
4 Tokio Marine 8766.T JPY 6.23
5 China Re 1508.HK HKD 5.81
6 Mitsui Sumitomo 8725.T JPY 5.02
7 AIG AIG.N USD 4.74
8 Hiscox HSX.L GBP 4.53
9 Axis AXS.N USD 4.28
10 Munich Re MUVGn.DE EUR 4.02
Sum 58.91

Market Capitalisation

Data as at: 2024-06-18
Size Weight (%)
Large Cap (>USD 20bn) 53.21
Mid Cap (USD 5bn - USD 20bn) 26.68
Small Cap (<USD 5bn) 20.10

Performance statistics

RISX: Price return, RISXNTR: Net total return, i.e. dividends reinvested net of withholding taxes

Return and risk at close 2024-06-18
Return (%)
Max drawdown (%)
Annualised
return (%)
Annualised risk (%)
Index Level 1m 3m 1yr Ytd 3m 1yr 3yr 3yr 5yr 10yr 3yr 5yr 10yr
RISX 4,354.3 -1.6 1.0 25.5 18.3 5.6 6.1 20.3 15.8 7.8 8.5 14.5 19.2 15.5
RISXNTR 7,002.9 -1.4 1.9 28.2 20.0 5.5 5.9 18.8 18.4 10.1 10.8 14.4 19.2 15.4
Calendar year returns (%)
2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
RISX 13.0 6.4 18.5 -14.2 12.6 3.2 7.1 5.9 16.4 5.6 31.7 20.6 -8.6 12.9 19.6
RISXNTR 15.3 8.8 20.9 -12.2 14.9 5.1 9.4 8.2 19.0 8.2 34.9 24.4 -5.3 17.3 24.7
Dividend yield (%)
2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
TTM 1.87 2.04 1.80 2.01 1.92 1.93 1.99 1.90 2.00 2.23 2.05 2.83 3.73 3.32 3.50
Monthly 'RISX' returns (%) at close 2024-06-18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD
2006 NA NA NA NA NA NA 2.8 7.8 1.2 9.5 4.2 6 35.8
2007 -2.8 0.9 3 5.5 -0.7 -1.7 -0.2 1.9 2.9 2.9 -6.9 -0.4 3.9
2008 -5.5 -1.4 -1.1 2.2 -3.2 -12.6 -3 -1 -2.6 -14.7 3.5 1.1 -33.5
2009 -8.7 -8.1 8.9 13.5 5.3 -3.5 6.1 11 1.1 -4.2 -2.5 2.1 19.6
2010 -2.1 0.2 3.2 0.6 -8.4 1.8 7.1 -4.2 6.6 4.1 -3.7 8.4 12.9
2011 0.5 5.8 -5.4 4.8 -2.4 -2.5 -0.4 -8.2 -6.1 8.7 -0.4 -1.9 -8.6
2012 2.8 3.8 2.6 1.5 -7.6 7 0.2 2.6 3.9 1.4 -1.4 2.6 20.6
2013 5.3 2.7 4 3.8 -1 -1 3.6 -3 5.2 3.9 4.5 0.3 31.7
2014 -7.9 5.1 2.4 -0.5 1.5 2.1 -4.4 2.2 -2 3 1.8 2.9 5.6
2015 -2.2 6.9 0.5 0.7 2 1.2 4.9 -3.6 0.7 5.5 -0.3 -0.5 16.4
2016 -5.8 -1.6 5.1 -2.7 3.6 -3.9 4.6 0.5 -1.4 0.5 5.2 2.5 5.9
2017 0.4 3 -0.8 1.1 0.2 0.8 4.8 -3.9 -0.2 3.3 -1.9 0.4 7.1
2018 5.5 -3.6 5.3 1.2 -1.6 -0.7 2.6 1.7 1.2 -5.6 3 -5.3 3.2
2019 2.9 4.3 -1.8 5.1 -2.3 3 -2 -3.2 5.1 -1.9 0.5 2.8 12.6
2020 -1.6 -8.3 -23.2 -0.8 1.3 5 3.1 5.1 -8.5 -1.5 18.1 1.8 -14.2
2021 -4.7 8.7 3.7 2.3 1 -4 2.8 4.3 -2.9 3.5 -4.5 8.2 18.5
2022 3.2 -2.9 2.5 -5.1 1.9 -5 -2.1 -1.5 -6 10.3 10.2 2.4 6.4
2023 5.4 0.1 -5.5 5.5 -2.5 3.5 2.6 -1.4 0.6 -1.2 5.9 0 13
2024 4.8 7.2 4.8 -2.6 5.3 -2.1 NA NA NA NA NA NA 18.3
Monthly 'RISXNTR' returns (%) at close 2024-06-18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD
2006 NA NA NA NA NA NA 2.8 8 1.8 9.8 4.2 6.1 37.1
2007 -2.8 0.9 3.6 5.9 -0.1 -1.6 -0.2 2.1 3.3 3.3 -6.9 -0.3 6.9
2008 -5.4 -1.2 -0.7 3.2 -2.9 -12.2 -3 -0.4 -2 -14.4 3.6 1.1 -30.8
2009 -8.6 -7 9.8 13.9 5.6 -3.5 6.3 11.7 1.6 -4.2 -2.5 2.2 24.7
2010 -2 0.6 4.3 0.9 -8.1 2 7.1 -3.6 7.3 4.2 -3.7 8.5 17.3
2011 0.5 6.2 -4.5 5.1 -1.9 -2.4 -0.4 -7.5 -5.7 8.7 -0.4 -1.8 -5.3
2012 2.9 4.5 3 2.1 -7.4 7.1 0.2 3.2 4.4 1.4 -1.3 2.8 24.4
2013 5.4 3.2 4.3 4.4 -1 -0.9 3.7 -2.7 5.6 3.9 4.5 0.4 34.9
2014 -7.9 5.5 2.7 -0.1 1.7 2.2 -4.3 2.6 -1.7 3 1.8 3.1 8.2
2015 -2.2 7.3 0.9 1.1 2.1 1.4 4.9 -3.4 1.2 5.5 -0.3 -0.4 19
2016 -5.8 -1.3 5.8 -2.4 3.7 -3.8 4.6 0.7 -1.1 0.5 5.2 2.6 8.2
2017 0.5 3 -0.2 1.3 0.3 1 4.9 -3.7 0.2 3.3 -1.9 0.5 9.4
2018 5.6 -3.5 5.9 1.3 -1.5 -0.6 2.7 2 1.6 -5.6 3.1 -5.2 5.1
2019 3.1 4.5 -1.3 5.1 -2.1 3.1 -2 -2.9 5.4 -1.8 0.6 2.9 14.9
2020 -1.5 -8 -22.9 -0.6 1.4 5.3 3.3 5.1 -8.2 -1.4 18.1 1.9 -12.2
2021 -4.5 8.7 4 2.4 1.4 -3.7 2.8 4.5 -2.6 3.5 -4.5 8.3 20.9
2022 3.3 -2.6 3 -4.9 2.4 -4.7 -2.1 -1.4 -5.8 10.3 10.2 2.3 8.8
2023 5.6 0.2 -5 5.5 -2 3.7 2.6 -1.3 0.8 -1.2 5.9 0.1 15.3
2024 4.9 7.2 5.5 -2.3 5.6 -2.1 NA NA NA NA NA NA 20

For further information see key documents below, or contact ICMR.


Key documents

RISX Index

About RISX

The what and why

Factsheet

Summary of key statistics

White paper

Overview and background

ESG

Sharing risk for a more resilient world

Methodology

Selection and weighting process

Benchmark Statement

UK and EU BMR Benchmark Statement

Press Release

ICMR launches RISX Index with Moorgate Benchmarks

About ICMR

Insurance Capital Markets Research is the trading name of IC Markets Research Ltd, registered in England & Wales with number 12561699

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At Insurance Capital Markets Research (ICMR), we provide quantitative research on the global specialty (re)insurance industry. Our clients are insurance carriers, intermediaries and investors.

One of our core capabilities is the independent assessment of performance and return profiles of insurance entities and portfolios, both within Lloyd’s and globally. Our research focuses on investment strategies and the development of products to access the global specialty (re)insurance industry and Lloyd’s of London in particular.

Our founders were Lloyd’s former heads of analysis and research who also worked together in the capital markets and insurance linked securities. ICMR was established in early 2020 and launched the RISX Index in 2021.

For more information, licensing and contact details visit: https://insurancecapitalmarkets.com

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