Supporting financial resilience

New recipes for growth

14 Dec 2016

Ten years have passed since the global financial crisis. Global economic growth is accelerating and the recovery is broad based. This is great news and should be welcomed. The recovery, however, is anything but assured and structural challenges remain. To make growth more resilient, it's now time for a more comprehensive policy approach, building upon the determined and swift policy action taken in the immediate aftermath of the crisis.

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How policy measures boost economic growth

17 Nov 2016

Swiss Re calls for targeted fiscal policy measures and concrete pro-growth structural reform at the IMF, WB and IIF annual meetings.

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The Big Ease and what's next? Swiss Re and LSE launch research partnership on monetary policy and long-term investment

09 Nov 2016

Swiss Re and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) have announced a formal partnership to support an 18-month research programme on monetary policy and long-term investment.

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Working together to successfully manage regulatory risk

09 Nov 2016

The annual meetings of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and Institute of International Finance bring together public and private sector leaders to discuss issues of global concern.

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Isn't reinsurance systemically risky? A call for reason and transparency

14 Apr 2016

Nina Arquint, Swiss Re's Head of Group Qualitative Risk Management, explains why reinsurance activities are not a source of systemic risk.

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The sky high costs of rock bottom rates

10 Apr 2016

An update of Swiss Re's financial repression index shows that the costs of financial repression continue to creep higher.

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Reinsurers urge regulators not to overlook the benefits of internal risk models

25 Jan 2016

Global reinsurers have a long history of managing society's most complex risks. To do this successfully requires the use of internal models for sound risk management, business steering and solvency purposes. Recent discussions in the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) about the use of internal models to determine regulatory solvency and the possibility of supervisory overlays in Europe put progress at risk. A new publication by the Reinsurance Advisory Board (RAB) – Internal...

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