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China to lead insurance market recovery
Insurance premiums will continue to grow in emerging economies like China this year, research by Swiss Re suggests, although advanced markets will suffer sharp contractions.
13th July 2020
IFoA and IEMA publish new climate risk disclosure guide
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and sustainability body IEMA have today published a new guide to help companies engage with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
9th July 2020
Homeworking creating new opportunities for hackers, Aon warns
Cyber criminals are exploiting new security vulnerabilities brought on by COVID-19 and widespread homeworking, a new report from Aon has warned.
8th July 2020
COVID-19 to hit insurers three times harder than last financial crash
The coronavirus crisis will hit insurance premium growth three times harder than the 2008 financial crash did, forecasts by Allianz suggest.
1st July 2020
IFRS 17 amendments published
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has published amendments to IFRS 17 to help companies implement the standard and more easily explain their financial performance.
29th June 2020
Asset managers ignoring biodiversity loss
None of the world's 75 largest asset managers have a dedicated policy on biodiversity loss, despite the issue being ranked among the biggest challenges facing the world today.
17th June 2020
India's general insurance market facing stagnation
The growth rate of India's general insurance industry is set to more than halve this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, analysis by GlobalData suggests.
16th June 2020
COVID-19 could trigger 'sharp rise' in antimicrobial resistance
The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a “sharp rise” in antimicrobial resistance due to the widespread use of antibiotics as treatments, microbiologists from Queen's University Belfast have warned.
10th June 2020
Ransomware attacks soar 25% during COVID-19 crisis
Ransomware cyber attacks increased by 25% worldwide in the first quarter of this year compared to the final three months of 2019, based on incidents reported to Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services.
9th June 2020
COVID-19 disrupting vital healthcare services globally, WHO warns
COVID-19 has disrupted vital healthcare services in more than half of countries recently surveyed by the World Health Organization (WHO), and low-income nations are among the worst hit.
2nd June 2020