ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The insurance sector will remain attractive to investors in the first half of 2019, and there are “clear signs of momentum” in how natural catastrophe risk is priced in the equity and ILS markets in the wake of two recent heavy loss years, according to insurance investment manager Twelve Capital. In Twelve […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Sea level rise over the 21st century will not be as severe as many climate models have predicted and should not present a major issue for re/insurers provided it is managed appropriately, according to Dr. Judith Curry, President of Climate Forecast Applications Network and Professor Emeritus, Georgia Institute of Technology. Curry acknowledged that […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Longer-term investors in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked assets are expected to remain committed to the sector despite the impact of losses over the last two years, with a resumption of ILS market growth anticipated once recent losses have been digested. Reporting in its latest Reinsurance Market Outlook, Aon highlights the […]

ОРИГИНАЛЬНАЯ ПУБЛИКАЦИЯ ЗДЕСЬ Москва. 28 декабря. INTERFAX.RU – Метеорологи предполагают, что 2019 год может стать для планеты самым теплым за всю историю инструментальных наблюдений, заявил научный руководитель Гидрометцентра России Роман Вильфанд. “По климатическим моделям, другим статистическим исследованиям следующий год может быть самым – в целом по глобусу – самым теплым за всю историю метеонаблюдений”, – […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE There is a mix of optimism and panic as the key January 1st reinsurance renewal rapidly approaches, after losses, market improvement programs at Lloyd’s and a chaotic retrocession market, all continue to make conditions challenging for some. But the longer-term outlook is for improving reinsurance returns generally, which will encourage ILS investors […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE For all the talk of a capacity crunch in retrocessional reinsurance markets, resulting in a renewal that is seen to be in disarray and set to be very late, we’re told that some major UNL retrocession programs have hit the market offering relatively flat pricing and terms in recent days. At the […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The earth’s climate could be changing faster than first thought – and definitely faster than insurers would like. This presents great challenges to the industry which needs to address them quickly, Intelligent Insurer discovers. Scientists have warned for some time that rising air and sea temperatures could mean an increase in the […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The alternative investments sector is forecast to see explosive growth over the coming five years, with alternative assets under management, consisting of private capital and hedge funds, likely to reach $14 trillion by 2023. According to Preqin, a tracker of data on the alternative asset management space, the industry held $8.8 billion […]

ОРИГИНАЛЬНАЯ ПУБЛИКАЦИЯ ЗДЕСЬ Минприроды составило список климатических угроз для России Глобальное изменение климата может привести к непоправимым последствиям в России. Как следует из доклада Минприроды, перманентное потепление, которое в нашей стране происходит быстрее, чем в остальном мире, грозит спровоцировать затопления поселков, аварии на электростанциях, нефтяные загрязнения и повышенную смертность среди пожилых людей. Прошлый год стал […]