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Helping Asia become more resilient to rising cancer threats

Cancer is one of the leading global killers, with annual new cancer cases projected to rise to 17 million by ...

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Capital (Back)Allocation by the Covariance Principle

For portfolios of risks with high degree of clustering – concentration, risk and capital metric (back)allocation is best accomplished by ...

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Component and Marginal TVaR converge

Estimating component and marginal TVaR…(s) is a computationally intensive task in the capital allocation process. These two risk metrics ...

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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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Risk Exposure from Climate-Related Energy Grid Disruption

Following Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, which claimed over a thousand lives from the Caribbean to southeastern US, the Caribbean ...

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California's flood concerns

Last week, back-to-back potent winter storms hit Northern California. These storms were an impressive kind of precipitation event called an ...

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Does the insurance underwriting cycle still hold

Managing the (re)insurance cycle is traditional primary task for (re)insurance firms.  The validity of the underwriting cycle itself ...

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MiCRO business interruption cover launched in Guatemala

It's been long time in the making: the Microinsurance Catastrophe Insurance Organisation (MiCRO) was created in 2010, and started ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/global_partnerships/first_MiCRO_natcat_business_interruption_cover_launched_in_guatemala.html

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Drones taking off in the insurance industry

The insurance industry holds many types of reputations, but one thing that many people would agree on is its ability ...

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Practice in the Science of Risk Ranking

All practitioners involved with the (re)insurance chain of business practice risk ranking, including the insureds. The methodologies vary from ...

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Coherence of enforced or natural sub-additivity in SCR

Undoubtedly there is enforced or assumed sub-additivity in the standard solvency capital reserve formula (SCR) – equation (1) on the picture ...

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Misfortune seldom comes alone

Clustering of European winter storms has been a hot topic for a while now. We released our study on the ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/library/winter_storm_clusters_in_europe.html

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To Close the Protection Gap, Understand Our Customers

As we prepare for the Baden Baden conference of this year, I've been thinking about how much we have ...

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Rising to the resilience challenge

How one man, a city and an industry might find the seeds of success in adversity

Personal stories are always ...

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