sigma 02/2011 “World insurance in 2010” reveals growth in global premium volume and capital

According to Swiss Re’s latest “World insurance in 2010” sigma study, world insurance premium volume increased 2.7% on an inflation-adjusted basis. Life premiums rose by 3.2%, non-life by 2.1%. Premium growth in emerging markets accelerated. The industry’s capital and solvency improved, while low interest rates weighed on investment income.

sigma 2/2011 World insurance in 2010: Premiums back to growth – capital increases