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Global Insurance Trends 01.03.2017

This week, Lloyd's announced Bruce Carnegie-Brown as its next chairman.

Allies Across the Atlantic?

There is a rising sense of nervousness among European insurers and their regulators about the impact of the Trump administration’s ‘America First’ policy on global regulation of the insurance sector.

Global Insurance Trends 22.02.2017

This week, PwC's 20th annual global CEO Survey said that insurance CEOs are more concerned than leaders in any other industry about the combined threats to their growth prospects.

China to lift 50% foreign ownership cap on life insurers

China is considering easing the 50% ownership cap on overseas life insurers buying domestic companies in the biggest shakeup of the industry in almost two decades.

Axa reports record revenues as CEO rules out Generali bid

French insurer Axa said revenues crossed the €100bn (£84bn, $105bn) mark for the first time in the company’s history as chief executive Thomas Buberl distanced himself from a bid for Generali’s German life insurance business.

Winds of uncertainty swirl around Eurozone

Insurance companies looking for shelter from the stormy winds of macroeconomic uncertainty swirling around the Eurozone are starting to fear that their carefully constructed and risk-matched portfolios are uncomfortably vulnerable.


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