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Hurricane Andrew - an event that changed property insurance

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, some 25 years ago now, I can vividly remember the pictures of Homestead ...

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Le siècle des villes, un nouveau mode de vie urbain

À l’horizon 2030, les 750 plus grandes métropoles mondiales vont porter plus de 60% du PIB mondial. Parmi elles ...

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Financial repression? That is not the half of it ....

Financial repression? That is not the half of it ....  

UK inflation has risen to 2.7%. Sydney Australia has seen ...

STORY URL: https://www.ft.com/content/fa55fbe4-2a58-3f28-b9f6-a636fc336c6c

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Using reinsurance to facilitate M&A?

After a record year 2015, M&A activity in (re)insurance was relatively modest for most of 2016. However, since ...

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We ask for "Fal-Tor-Pan"

Sometimes an analogy helps us understand a complex problem. Fans of Star Trek will appreciate this one and I hope ...

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The Room of Requirement

In the spirit of new electoral beginnings, I’d like to offer up a sobering reminder that the Death Eaters ...

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The Tanzanian Earthquake and Africa's Protection Gap

The Earthquake in Tanzania on the 10th September which left 16 people killed, the 253 people injured and the thousands ...

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What does the future hold for insurance and reinsurance?

Insurance and reinsurance are essential to society and to financial stability. Yet for some reason we have a hard time ...

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A day in the life of… a reinsurer in Monte Carlo

This will be my 13th Monte Carlo, unlucky 13th as they say, but I am looking forward to it. It ...

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Market conditions and product evolution

Visiting a couple of industry conferences and seminars in the last few months, including Swiss Re's 1st Catastrophe Knowledge ...

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Are you ready for Sigma 3? World insurance premiums

On Wednesday 29 June the next edition of our World Insurance sigma will come out. This third sigma study of ...

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No joke, you should want my job #reinsurance

Till this day, my friends and family have no concept of what I actually do. But many of them joke ...

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Watson: from Jeopardy! to Reinsurance

You may remember a computer called Watson winning Jeopardy! back in 2011, beating the show's biggest two all-time champions ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/media/news_releases/Swiss_Re_to_work_with_IBM_Watson_to_harness_the_power_of_Big_Data_for_Reinsurance.html
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It's that time of year again…….Baden Baden

Discussion topics have been prepared, the latest data analysed, early estimations finalised, the suitcases have --- almost been packed! Annual meetings ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/events/badenbaden2015.html
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