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Analytics avenue for unlocking growth for insurers – Swiss Re

2019-08-21T09:42:00+01:00

Latest Sigma report from Swiss Re focuses on how P&C insurers should use advanced analytics to find profitable growth

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Hong Kong protests highlight airport ground accumulation exposures

2019-08-21T08:58:00+01:00

There were 69 aircraft worth $6.1bn scheduled to be on the ground at Hong Kong airport on the 16 August 2019, according to Russell Group

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AIG names Purtill new investor relations leader

2019-08-21T08:29:00+01:00

AIG’s new deputy CFO and head of investor relations joins from rival insurer The Hartford

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California Wildfire Fund appoints Guy Carpenter reinsurance broker

2019-08-20T16:10:00+01:00

The newly formed CEA California Wildfire Fund is working with reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter

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Reinsurance rates to harden further in 2020 – Fitch

2019-08-20T11:24:00+01:00

Firm underwriting pricing, strong investment results and low catastrophe claims have given non-life reinsurers’ results a strong first half to 2019

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Insured cat losses fall to $19bn in 2019’s first half – Swiss Re

2019-08-15T15:29:00+01:00

Insured catastrophe losses for the first half of the year have shrunk to $19bn in 2019 from $26bn last year

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Typhoon Lekima: China’s insured losses to exceed CNY 6bn – AIR

2019-08-15T14:51:00+01:00

Cat modeller AIR Worldwide has put a CNY 6bn ($0.85bn) estimate on insured losses from Lekima, Asia’s ninth typhoon this year

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Marsh finds rise in W&I claims amid surge in EMEA demand for M&A cover

2019-08-15T11:34:00+01:00

A sharp rise in warranty and indemnity claims notifications comes as more European firms make greater use of the insurance cover for mergers and acquisitions

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China fears amid Africa’s protection gap optimism - Afro-Asian event at Lloyd’s

2019-08-09T14:29:00+01:00

Africa’s re/insurance market is fearful at lost business going straight to China, amid the optimism about infrastructure projects, technology and economic growth closing the continent’s protection gap. David Benyon reports