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Global commercial insurance rates up 19% in second quarter – Marsh

Global commercial insurance rates up 19% in second quarter – Marsh

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Global commercial insurance rates rose 19% in the second quarter, driven higher by claims related to COVID-19 and other large losses, insurance [more…]

U.S. SEC issues compliance focus areas for brokers before new rules take effect

U.S. SEC issues compliance focus areas for brokers before new rules take effect

Published 07/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the examination office at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday published details about the expected scope [more…]

U.S. financial industry asking SEC to delay broker disclosure rule, citing coronavirus: sources

U.S. financial industry asking SEC to delay broker disclosure rule, citing coronavirus: sources

Published 02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The financial industry wants the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to hold off on parts of a new rule requiring brokers to [more…]

From quills to qwerty: Lloyd’s underwriters adapt to home working

From quills to qwerty: Lloyd’s underwriters adapt to home working

Published 29/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands of London’s underwriters took their stamps and fountain pens home last week, which they use to sign insurance contracts, but they [more…]

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

Published 09/01/2020

BUDAPEST/WARSAW (Reuters) - Eastern Europe is a new frontier for private medical care, and insurers and tech startups are racing to steal a march on [more…]

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Published 04/12/2019

LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of [more…]

Catastrophes set to drive 2020 reinsurance rates higher

Catastrophes set to drive 2020 reinsurance rates higher

Published 03/09/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years are set to push reinsurance renewal rates [more…]

Big claims strain senior living market for U.S. insurers

Big claims strain senior living market for U.S. insurers

Published 02/01/2019

(Reuters) - Last March, a 103-year-old resident of a Sunrise Senior Living facility in Willowbrook, Illinois, went on a field trip to the movies. Ruth [more…]

World’s top pension funds grow assets 15.1 percent in 2017: study

World’s top pension funds grow assets 15.1 percent in 2017: study

Published 03/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The world’s 300 largest pension funds grew assets under management by 15.1 percent in 2017 to reach a combined value of $18.1 [more…]

Trump’s consumer watchdog chief vents about ‘leaked’ information: memo

Trump’s consumer watchdog chief vents about ‘leaked’ information: memo

Published 13/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. watchdog for protecting consumers against financial abuse on Thursday blamed employees for “leaking” information about cases that he had [more…]