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Risk Management, Trends

New market research forecasts global travel insurance industry performance

July 5, 2022

Via: Insurance Business

Leading market research store ResearchAndMarkets.com has expanded its offering to include the Travel Insurance Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027. The report gives both a comprehensive analysis of the industry’s market performance so far and […]


Financial, Risk Management

UK motor insurers to expect losses in 2022 and 2023: EY

July 5, 2022

Via: Reinsurance News

Losses are predicted in 2022 and 2023 for the UK motor insurance market due to underlying inflation and premium rate falls, according to EY’s UK Motor Insurance Results. The professional services firm predicts that the sector’s net combined ratio (NCR) […]


Financial, Risk Management

Global reinsurer capital falls $30bn: Aon

July 1, 2022

Via: Reinsurance News

Aon has estimated that global reinsurer capital fell by $30bn from the end of 2021 to the end of the first-quarter of 2022. The firm said in a statement that this was driven mainly by unrealised losses on bonds, linked […]


Financial, Risk Management

Turkish Insurers Seek Bond Issue to Protect Capital From Soaring Inflation

June 30, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Turkey’s insurance association is in talks with the country’s Treasury on a potential inflation-indexed bond issue, the group’s head told Reuters, as insurers seek a new mechanism to protect their capital from soaring inflation. Turkey’s inflation rate hit 73.5% in […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

Flood resilience and prevention need to achieve better outcomes: Zurich

June 30, 2022

Via: Reinsurance News

Imprecise forecast and modelling, “flood dementia”, and inadequate early warning systems are some of the issues to be addressed to improve flood resilience and prevention, according to Zurich. Last year, the extreme weather event “Bernd” caused great human suffering, and […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

Carlyle Unit Assumes Full Risks of Operating Gas Field as Insurers Shun Black Sea

June 29, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

A unit of Carlyle International Energy Partners LP has assumed the full risks of operating a new gas field in the Romanian waters of the Black Sea as insurers shun the zone because of its proximity to the war in […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

China Launches Disaster Insurance Trials in 6 Cities Affected by Floods in 2021

June 28, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

China’s third-most populous province Henan will launch pilot programs for catastrophe insurance in six cities that were the hardest hit by historic floods last summer. Aside from its capital Zhengzhou, trials are to be set up in the cities Anyang, […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

G-7 Eyes Cap on Price of Russian Oil via Insurance, Shipping Restrictions

June 27, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Group of Seven nations are discussing a cap on the price of Russian oil that would work by imposing restrictions on insurance and shipping, according to people familiar with the matter. The potential mechanism would only allow the transportation of […]


Financial, Risk Management

Revealed – what’s tearing apart Florida’s homeowners’ insurance market?

June 24, 2022

Via: Insurance Business

The Insurance Information Institute (Triple-i) has released a damning report which has warned that Florida’s current homeowners’ insurance market is “on the verge of failure,” thanks to rampant fraudulent roof repair schemes and excessive insurance litigation. Triple-I found that thanks […]


Financial, Risk Management

AXIS gets $140m Northshore Re II cat bond at reduced pricing

June 23, 2022

Via: Artemis BM

Global specialty insurance and reinsurance underwriter AXIS Capital has now secured its latest catastrophe bond at attractive terms, with the upsized $140 million of peak-peril catastrophe reinsurance protection from its new Northshore Re II Ltd. (Series 2022-1) catastrophe bond issuance […]