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Munich Re’s 2020 Profit Drops 55% on COVID-19-Related Reinsurance Claims of $4.1B

Munich Re reported a profit of €1.21 billion (US1.47 billion) for 2020, a 55% decline from the €2.71 billion (US$3.29 billion) reported for the previous year. The reinsurer’s Q4 2020 profit dropped to €212 million (US$258 million) from €217 million …

Coronavirus Erodes Countries’ Economic Resilience; Global Insurance Gaps Widen

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to reduce global macroeconomic resilience by about 20% in 2020 from 2019 levels as stimulus packages deplete countries’ fiscal and monetary buffers around the world. At the same time, the combined global protection gap for …