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Jerome Jean Haegeli, Group Chief Economist,Swiss Re

Covid-19 Pandemic:Prm growth in emerging markets to remain positive in 2020 & 2021,says Swiss Re

  The insurance industry is set to overcome this year’s COVID-19-induced global economic recession, the latest Swiss Re Institute’s sigma says. The COVID-19 crisis will present challenges to industry profitability.In addition to pandemic-related losses, investment returns will remain subdued as interest rates stay low for longer,...

Eyes in the sky: Investors reach for new tools to gauge climate change risk

In the twilight years of past civilisations, astrologers would scour the heavens for signs of impending calamity. In an era where climate change is eroding age-old certainties, a new cast of characters is searching for answers in the sky.   A small but growing network of...

Work-from-home:Best Practices

  As a result of the viral COVID-19 outbreak, many of us have joined the millions of people around the world working from home, which has been declared a global pandemic as of this week. Many of the world’s leading US-based tech companies such as Apple,...

Jerome Jean Haegeli, Group Chief Economist at Swiss Re

``India will be the 2nd largest infra investment market,to account for 8% of all emerging market spend''

Eco/Invest/Demography, Non-Life, Risk Management       Jun 17, 2020

  Investment in infrastructure development is set to be one of the main drivers of sustainable growth in the emerging markets after the COVID-19 crisis subsides, the latest Swiss Re's Sigma says.   Emerging markets will invest USD 2.2 trillion in infrastructure annually over the next 20...

Eelectric Cars:Emerging risks and claims scenarios for manufacturers,suppliers and insurers

: Around the globe, the take-up of electric cars is expected to accelerate rapidly in future, driven by consumer demand and government policies aimed at tackling climate change. The future of mobility is clearly electric, but the transition will lead to a fundamental change in...

COVID-19 Pandemic: Emerging risks and trends

  New risks and trends accentuated by the COVID-19 pandemic are emerging, but the current crisis shouldn’t overshadow the need for the world to transition to a more sustainable economy and a low-carbon future, the new Swiss Re Institute’s SONAR report says.   The recession caused by...

Managing Millennial Mindset

Eco/Invest/Demography, Life, Non-Life, Pension, Technology       May 14, 2020

  Capgemini and Efma’s World Insurance Report 2020, published today, reveals that consumers of all ages are adopting a ‘millennial mindset’, and increasingly trusting their own research through various channels to source information and purchase insurance products themselves. Consumers are turning to non-traditional players such as...

Digital Health Platform:Turning Insurers into Preventers  

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Technology       May 07, 2020

  Author:Peter Ohnemus,President & CEO,dacadoo* Despite valiant efforts, health insurers today are, for the most part, still viewed by consumers as a payment system for their illness bills – period. They’ve yet to win the hearts and minds of consumers as the caring partner – with...

COVID-19 response ‘could bankrupt the insurance industry’: insurance defense lawyer

  By Alison Franke For Steven Badger of Zelle, who specializes in representing commercial insurance companies in coverage disputes with policyholders, business has never been better. It’s a peculiar quirk of his practice that disasters breed demand for his services – and for the insurance industry,...

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