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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…]

Long-term complications of COVID-19 signals billions in healthcare costs ahead

Long-term complications of COVID-19 signals billions in healthcare costs ahead

Published 03/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Late in March, Laura Gross, 72, was recovering from gall bladder surgery in her Fort Lee, New Jersey, home when she [more…]

UK proposes cash back breathing space for property funds

UK proposes cash back breathing space for property funds

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in property funds should wait up to 180 days before they can get their money back to avoid widespread suspensions in [more…]

UK insurer Aviva CEO Tulloch steps down, Blanc appointed

UK insurer Aviva CEO Tulloch steps down, Blanc appointed

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Aviva (AV.L) CEO Maurice Tulloch is stepping down with immediate effect for family health reasons, the UK insurer said on Monday, naming [more…]

Sony to take full control of listed financial arm for $3.7 billion

Sony to take full control of listed financial arm for $3.7 billion

Published 19/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp (6758.T) will turn its financial arm, Sony Financial Holdings Inc (8729.T), into a wholly owned unit through a tender offer [more…]

Japan drugmaker Shionogi to tie up with Ping An as eyes China expansion

Japan drugmaker Shionogi to tie up with Ping An as eyes China expansion

Published 30/03/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Shionogi & Co (4507.T), creator of the blockbuster cholesterol treatment Crestor, said on Monday it would tie up with Ping An [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…]

Bank of England cancels stress test of banks over coronavirus

Bank of England cancels stress test of banks over coronavirus

Published 20/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England canceled this year’s stress test of major banks on Friday and said it may be hard to implement [more…]

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Published 18/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing [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…]