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29 Mar 2018
Swiss Re Institute
Swiss Re leaders and former chief economists reflect on sigma's 50 year anniversary. The topics changed, but curating data has ...
17 Apr 2019
Swiss Re Institute
18 Dec 2018
Swiss Re Group
Total economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2018 are estimated to be USD 155 billion, down from USD 350 billion ...
Conference Location: Zurich
16 Aug 2018
Total global economic losses from disasters in H1 2018 were USD 36 billion, significantly down from USD 64 billion in H1 2017 and ...
13 Jun 2018
Global engineering insurance premiums for 2017 were estimated at around USD 21 billion, having stagnated in recent years While ...
05 Dec 2018
In recent years, gains in life expectancy slowed in a number of advanced countries Not yet clear whether recent slowdown in the ...
08 Sep 2018
Non-life underwriting margins in major western markets and Japan need to improve by around 5 to 9 percentage points in order to ...
20 Nov 2018
Global economic growth will remain solid over 2019/20, but momentum has peaked and downside risks have increased Global premiums ...
05 Jul 2018
Global insurance premiums increased 1.5% to nearly USD 5 trillion in 2017 after rising 2.2% in 2016 Global life premiums ...
10 Apr 2018
Total global economic losses from natural disasters and man-made catastrophes were USD 337 billion in 2017 Global insured losses ...