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07 Sep 2019
Swiss Re Institute
The latest sigma is an industry-first. We have constructed new indices that go beyond the traditional GDP growth measures for ...
By Multiple Authors
21 Aug 2019
Unlocking new frontiers in P&C insurance The availability of digital data is growing exponentially as the use of sensor networks ...
04 Jul 2019
Global insurance premium volumes passed a new benchmark high of USD 5 trillion in 2018. Global life premium growth was weak, but ...
10 Apr 2019
Global insured losses from natural catastrophe events in 2018 were USD 76 billion, the fourth highest on sigma records. More than ...
By Lucia Bevere, Senior Catastrophe Data Analyst, Swiss Re Institute
06 Mar 2019
Economic power shift from west to east continues The emerging markets will be the engine of growth for the global economy and ...
05 Dec 2018
A number of risk factors, which can be classified as either biomedical, behavioural or socio-economic, have a significant impact ...
20 Nov 2018
Global economic growth will remain strong over the next two years, although momentum has peaked and downside risks to the outlook ...
09 Sep 2018
The latest sigma promotes the need for improved underwriting margins in most non-life primary markets. Pricing dynamics may have ...
06 Jul 2018
After an eventful year, what are the major trends affecting premium growth? Geographically speaking, where is premium growth ...
14 Jun 2018
Insurance plays a key role in spurring and enabling industries like construction. Many large construction and infrastructure ...