Global economy suffers worst April severe weather losses for five years, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting continuously tracks the worldwide natural disaster perils and aggregates the insured and economic losses for each region in this monthly report.
Cloud technology is a must for many businesses, despite concerns over outages, software glitches and cyber-attacks. FM Global’s Angela Conway examines the pros and cons and the actions users should take to ensure data remains accessible.
The general insurance market is not uniform in the Asia-Pacific region. From consolidation in Japan to potential in China to sophistication in Australia, this article highlights why movers and shakers face a variety of situations and opportunities.
This report reviews September's worldwide natural disaster perils and aggregates the insured and economic losses for each region in this monthly report. Events covered: California wildfires; magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes off Chile coast; Japanese flooding.
Aimed at multi-national insurers and reinsurers, including firms looking to expand overseas, the report provides an understanding and benchmarking of the existing methodologies adopted by regulators.
Focusing on the Asia Pacific region, this guide serves as a snapshot into the 16 countries for global market insurers and reinsurers seeking diversification or Asian firms looking for multi-national expansion. The guide provides insights into economic fundamentals, political cultures and regulation.
The insurance community is playing an increasingly important role in helping vulnerable communities in Asia adapt to climate change both before and after a disaster. Post's article investigates.
The report reveals that regions of Japan experienced record snowfall during the month, which killed 37 people and injured more than 2,750 others. Insurers forecast total claims payouts of around USD585 million while economic losses were estimated at USD1.2 billion.
The European insurance market has proven attractive to Asian investors in recent years, but is the trend likely to continue? Post's article sheds light on recent Asian investments in the European insurance market and highlights the factors shaping future investment trends.
Then a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan on 11 March 2011, no one predicted the devastation that would follow. This article studies why the sheer size and scale of the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami has changed the face of insurance in the region forever.