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Issue date: October 2019
In this issue...
Philippine general insurance market to grow 25% by 2022
Vulnerability to natural disasters and public infrastructure spending will see the general insurance market in the Philippines grow by more than 25% by 2022, new forecasts suggest.
Friday 18th October 2019
Almost half of global reinsurance market restricts cover for coal
Nearly half of the global reinsurance market is now limiting services for the coal sector after AXIS Capital yesterday became the second US insurer to announce restrictions.
Thursday 17th October 2019
UK named among FinTech world leaders
The UK, US and China are the most important countries in the world for growth in financial technology over the next two years, new research has suggested.
Tuesday 15th October 2019
Queen's Speech: Pension Schemes Bill unveiled
Provisions for collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes will be introduced in a Pension Schemes Bill over the next session of parliament, the Queens Speech confirmed today.
Monday 14th October 2019
Insurance industry M&A value plummets
The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the global insurance industry has plummeted over the last year, with new deals also failing to boost share prices.
Friday 11th October 2019
Liability management on the rise as pension schemes mature
There has been a staggering change in attitude towards the implementation of liability management at defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK over recent years.
Thursday 10th October 2019
Obituary: Patricia Merriman
Patricia Eleanor Merriman (1926-2017) was one of the pioneers of the actuarial profession.
Thursday 10th October 2019
Major corporations told to agree climate risk reporting rules
The governor of the Bank of England has urged major corporations to agree rules for climate risk reporting before mandatory regulations are forced on them.
Wednesday 9th October 2019
Two in five employers concerned by ageing workforce
More than two in five UK employers are concerned about the long-term impact that an ageing workforce will have on their business, new research has uncovered.
Tuesday 8th October 2019
Green and ethical investment soaring
UK investment into green and ethical funds will have jumped by almost a quarter by the end of 2019 in comparison to last year, estimates by the EIRIS Foundation suggest.
Monday 7th October 2019