5 key insurance themes over 50 years of sigma

Swiss Re's publication marking sigma's 50th anniversary, documents the most significant research carried out by its economists during the last half century and underscores why clients value it so highly. sigma has continually adapted to clients' needs, delivering influential research on a broad range of topics. This intelligence has led to progress on many different fronts, from improvements in disaster risk literacy and community resilience to valuable insights into how and why people purchase insurance cover.

Our sigma book covers five themes that have featured prominently in its pages over the years. These are motor insurance, natural catastrophe protection, the impact of technology on the industry, the growing significance of Asian markets and regulatory developments.

Motor insurance –
liability a constant

Natural catastrophes –
addressing the challenge

Technology – changes only skin deep?

Regulation – getting the balance right


Asia – new growth engine