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Market crash accounts for quarter of all GDP at risk in cities - Lloyd's report

08:05, 03 September 2015

Exposure to global cities of markets crashing is equivalent to exposure to windstorm and earthquake combined

Aggregate cat bond volume falls in Q2

07:06, 03 September 2015

Second quarter of this year saw aggregate volumes drop to $2.45bn, reports GC Securities

London reinsurers 'most sensitive to extreme events'

22:32, 02 September 2015

S&P warns underwriting profitability will become more vulnerable to natural catastrophes as soft market continues

AM Best warns on underwriting indiscipline as reinsurers face 'harsh reality'

22:31, 02 September 2015

Rating agency says merger activity will lead to shake-up of top 50 league table

Willis and AIG ditch 'outdated' annual renewal with rolling product

22:27, 02 September 2015

New launch features no renewal date and aims to cover all major classes under one contract

Argo appoints chief risk officer

14:33, 02 September 2015

Hindson joins international underwriter from Amlin


Cyber: modelling cyber risk is in its infancy but growing demand is leading modelling firms to look at cyber catastrophe events

None of the major commercial risk model vendors has a model for cyber risks at present but the pressure to produce one over the next...


Will the last one to leave Lehman Brothers turn off the lights?
Unlike other crises, the 2007/08 global financial crisis did not have a concurrent catastrophe event
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Ace promotes six in energy team

18:06, 01 September 2015
Oil rig: Ace is looking to increase its presence in energy markets around the world

Matthew Hardy has been appointed product head for Ace Global Markets and head of international energy for Ace Overseas General


LMA survey released today shows differential terms are increasing in Lloyd's casualty reinsurance business


New rules represent a significant step towards the further liberalisation of the Brazilian insurance and reinsurance market

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