Catastrophe bonds 2016 News

Is Soft Market Bottoming? A.M. Best Points to Some Promising Signs

Some observers believe the bottom of the reinsurance market may be in sight because brokers are having greater difficulty filling out underpriced programs and further concessions in terms are difficult to obtain, according to a report published by A.M. Best. …

Decline in Reinsurance Prices Slowed at January Renewal: Carpenter

Reinsurance pricing continued trending downward at the Jan. 1, 2017 renewal — across most classes of business and geographies, but the pace of that decline is slowing, according to Guy Carpenter & Co. Although several sectors experienced increased loss activity, …

Catastrophe Bonds Fell Most in 4 Years on Hurricane Matthew Risk

Bonds tied to weather risks tumbled the most in four years as Hurricane Matthew lashed Florida. The Swiss Re Cat Bond Price Return Index dropped 1.7 percent last week, the steepest decline since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The benchmark, which …