sigma 03/2013 World insurance in 2012. Progressing on the long and winding road to recovery.
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Swiss Re’s latest sigma study reveals that total global premiums written increased by 2.4% in real terms in 2012 to USD 4 613 billion. Life premiums expanded by 2.3% unwinding some of the contraction in 2011, thanks to improvements in emerging markets and solid demand in the US and advanced Asian markets.