News & Commentary

EU debate is only just warming up

Many people in the City seem to think that the EU referendum debate has been won, and that the clash of debate and arguments over the next month will not alter the inevitable vote to remain in the European Union.

Global Insurance Trends 25.05.2016

This week, Marsh and TheCityUK published a report headed "Cyber and the City" and warned that more has to be done by the insurance industry.

The Trump effect injects financial uncertainty

Barring an almighty bust-up at the Republication Convention, Trump v Clinton will be the battleground in the US Presidential election this November.

Global Insurance Trends 17.05.2016

This week, first quarter results were dominated by majors: Allianz, Generali, Zurich and Berkshire Hathaway, just to name a few.

Global high-yield defaults to rise further in 2016

The global high-yield default rate will rise to reach 5% in November this year, according to Moody’s Investors Service forecasts.

Generali cites financial headwinds for Q1 fall in life sales

Italian insurer Generali blamed “poor financial market conditions” for a 6.9% Q1 fall in new life business, year on year, to €1.3bn (£1bn, $1.5bn).


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