Tuesday, November 20, 2018

IN THE LATEST ISSUE

With reinsurance premiums across the continent predicted to expand in line with or faster than GDP growth, stable and increasing reinsurance rates may be on the cards. South Africa still dominates the market, accounting for 80% of Africa’s entire...
The recent fires in George and California have added to a long list of natural disasters affecting the world in 2018. Hurricanes, typhoons, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and deadly winter storms in Europe all featured on the radar. With none...
Although some stakeholders are cautiously optimistic about the future of the reinsurance industry worldwide, others are expecting nothing more exciting than stability and weak growth. In a complex, volatile market, can one afford to be bullish about the industry’s...
The retirement landscape continues to change as life expectancy increases in South Africa. Although we have one of the lowest life expectancies in the world – an average age of 63.6, according to World Health Organization data – we...
According to Old Mutual, cancer accounted for 62% of the ‘Big 4’ severe illnesses (cancer, heart attack, CABG and stroke) in 2017. The top three severe illnesses for women were cancer and tumours (65%), central nervous system disorders (13%)...