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COVID-19 could unleash 'avalanche' of systemic shocks – WEF
The world is unprepared for heightened environmental, societal and technological risks brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned today.
19th May 2020
Insurers facing unprecedented losses of over $200bn
The global insurance industry is facing losses in excess of $200bn (£165bn) this year as the coronavirus crisis triggers record payouts while slashing investment values, Lloyd's of London has warned.
18th May 2020
Interview with Daisy Coke: Guiding star
Speaking to Chika Aghadiuno, Daisy Coke reflects on a life at the vanguard of the Jamaican actuarial profession
6th March 2019
Investors report growing interest in sustainable development
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are becoming increasingly important to investors worldwide, an annual survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has found.
19th February 2019
50 billion pairs of eyes
Trevor Maynard investigates how the Internet of Things could either disrupt or assist the insurance industry
6th February 2019
Reform of the Zinszusatzreserve in Germany is giving a stressed industry the space to recover, says Bernd Heistermann.
5th February 2019
An easier pill to swallow
Sebastian Dany and Silke Longoni explain the German Ministry of Finances new method for calculating the Zinszusatzreserve.
4th December 2018
Haijing Wang discusses the opening up of Chinese capital markets, and the ways foreign investors can access them.
4th December 2018
Student: untangling the net
In a hyperconnected world, we all need to be vigilant against new forms of crime, says Jason Whalley.
7th November 2018
Foundations for growth in Asia
Rapid economic development in Asia means its relatively untapped infrastructure market is starting to attract interest from investors, writes Dalila Atiqah Hashim.
4th September 2018