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African Risk Capacity expands for more climate resilience

The G7 leaders officially endorsed the African Risk Capacity (ARC) as a model for climate risk insurance at their recent ...

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Money, money, money… It's a rich man's world

ABBA's song "Money, money, money" does a good job of highlighting one consequence of today's financially repressed* state ...

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Are the stars aligning for climate change action? Well maybe

In recent months people who desperately follow the news in hope of seeing evidence that we are about to take ...

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A blockbuster year in insurance M&A awaits

As a heatwave has hit Europe, it is beginning to look like an M&A wave is rippling through the ...

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Australia: How should you invest for retirement?

Here's a question for you Australians. Roughly what percentage of your assets, which you intend to produce income for ...

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MERS is no global threat - it won't cause a mortality shock

Facemasks on South Korean city streets and increasing cases and deaths evoke memories of the 2003 outbreak of severe acute ...

STORY URL: http://www.wpro.who.int/outbreaks_emergencies/wpro_coronavirus/en/

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Bitcoin: from a game to a potential game changer

I first heard about bitcoins several years ago. At the time, I wasn't sure if I would hear about ...

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Health Risk Factors in Rapidly Changing Economies

We've just uploaded the first publication to Swiss Re's Centre for Global Dialogue app library "Health Risk Factors ...

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The 6th extinction live@Rüschlikon

It could not have been a better point in time for the Club of Rome to have a panel discussion ...

STORY URL: http://cgd.swissre.com/events/Expert_Forum_on_the_state_and_fate_of_the_worlds_tropical_rainforests.html

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The American health insurance system - a comparison

Following a recent relocation with Swiss Re, from Hong Kong to the US, to work in the US Medical Reinsurance ...

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Don't let your first time be your last time

The 2015 annual storm surge report from Core Logic, a firm specializing in global property information and analytics, finds that ...

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When I think about Cancer…..

Immediately, two events come to mind: A funeral for a classmate, who died at the age of 15 from Leukemia ...

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Vanuatu after cyclone Pam

How can insurance help?

My husband and I recently spent a few days in Vanuatu, mainly in the Port Vila ...

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Mind the gap! UK insurers address property protection gap

2014 was another year marked by human and economic loss due to natural catastrophes. Another year of staggering numbers, over ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/events/UK_NatCat_sigma_2015.html

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