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Global Property, Mortality Protection Gap Hits $500B: Swiss Re

Households and businesses face a $500 billion global property and mortality protection gap, according to Swiss Re’s latest sigma study. Swiss Re’s report said that the figure illustrates increasing risk vulnerabilities emerging around the world but also presents an opportunity …

Global Insured Catastrophe Losses Decline to $20 Billion in H1: Swiss Re

Global insured losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters during the first half of 2018 were US$20 billion, down from US$30 billion in H1 2017, according to Swiss Re Institute’s latest sigma study. On the other hand, during the first …

Estimates for 1stHY 2015 Puts Cat Economic Losses at $37 Bn: Swiss Re Study

A new sigma study from Swiss Re estimates that “total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters reached $37 billion in the first half of 2015. The global insurance industry covered nearly 45 percent ($16.5 billion) of these losses, …

Swiss Re sigma Study Finds Global Insurance Premium Growth at 2.4%

Swiss Re’s latest sigma study reveals that “total global premiums written increased by 2.4 percent in real terms in 2012 to $4.613 trillion. Life premiums expanded by 2.3 percent unwinding some of the contraction in 2011, thanks to improvements in …

Swiss Re Study for 2012 Losses: $77 Bn Insured; $186 Bn Economic

Swiss Re has released its latest sigma study, which found that economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters reached $186 billion in 2012. Insured losses amounted to $77 billion, making 2012 the third most costly year on record. Weather …