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  • Insurance markets to expand despite sluggish growth for global economy

    Added: Tue, 19/11/2019 - 16:42
    Emerging Asia will help drive growth in insurance markets over the next two years despite a slowing world economy, Swiss Re has predicted.
  • 90-year-old women twice as likely to reach 100 as men

    Added: Tue, 19/11/2019 - 16:24
    Women represent an increasingly large proportion of the very elderly in the UK, and are almost twice as likely as men to reach the age of 100 once they are 90.
  • CFOs reveal pressure to act on climate change

    Added: Thu, 14/11/2019 - 09:50
    Around half of chief financial officers (CFOs) in Europe are feeling pressure from their customers and employees to take action on climate change, a new survey by Deloitte has found.
  • FTSE 100 risks missing gender targets

    Added: Wed, 13/11/2019 - 14:18
    Half of all new appointments to senior leadership roles at FTSE 100 companies will have to go to women next year if government-backed targets for gender diversity are to be achieved.
  • Private equity firms failing to identify cyber risks

    Added: Tue, 12/11/2019 - 13:13
    The majority of private equity firms in the UK do not carry out sufficient assessments of cyber risks at their target companies, a new study has uncovered.
  • Commercial insurance prices rise 8%

    Added: Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:31
    Average commercial insurance pricing increased by 8% in the third quarter of 2019 globally, the biggest rise recorded by Marsh in seven years.
  • Pension scam victims lose 22 years of savings in one day

    Added: Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:18
    Victims of pension scams lost an average of £82,000 in the UK last year, which is equivalent to around 22 years' worth of savings for workers on median salaries.
  • In the public interest

    Added: Thu, 07/11/2019 - 03:00
    With the Government Actuary's Department celebrating its centenary this year, Matt Gurden shares some of the ways in which it is advising and supporting policymakers
  • Non-life ILS capacity hits near-record high

    Added: Wed, 06/11/2019 - 11:30
    The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market has enjoyed significant growth this year, with non-life capacity issued or outstanding at a near-record high, research by Willis Re has uncovered.
  • Blockchain to save financial services $7bn by 2024

    Added: Tue, 05/11/2019 - 14:40
    Financial institutions will save $7bn (£5.43bn) by 2024 thanks to blockchain technology and the automation of customer checks, a market research firm has found.


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