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In the news today: Reinsurance renewals are muted despite high catastrophe...

Reinsurance renewals muted despite high catastrophe losses The impact of catastrophe losses on property rates was muted at the 1 January 2019 reinsurance renewals. However,...

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Insurance

Natcat losses in Africa amounted to US$1.4 billion in 2018

Munich Re says total losses from natural catastrophes amounted to US$160 billion in 2018, above the inflation-adjusted average for the past 30 years. The...

ASISA Life insurers report spike in fraudulent death claims

Spike in fraudulent death claims for 2017 The Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) has released its consolidated statistics of fraudulent and dishonest...

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Invest

Investors are achieving lower returns than expected

According to Schroders Global Investor Study 2018, there is a disconnect between what South Africans expect to earn in returns over the coming years...

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RISKAFRICA Radio

Intermediate by Santam ep 5: New regulations: an opportunity to evolve...

The RDR (Retail Distribution Review) process is driving a number of regulatory reforms that put caps on fee earnings, challenge insurers and intermediaries to...

Intermediate by santam ep 4: Commercial Lines

In this edition of the Intermediate podcast, Andrew Coutts, the head of intermediate distribution discusses the commercial lines market. Read more: Going online cuts the costs of...

Intermediate By Santam ep 3 – What’s happening in 2018

In this episode of Intermediate, brought to you by Santam,  Andrew Coutts, the head of intermediate distribution discusses what lies ahead for 2018. Read more: Possible...

Intermediate By Santam Ep 2 – Reflecting On 2017

The Intermediate podcast by Santam aims to provide information around new products, tools as well as regulatory developments relevant to intermediaries. Read more: Santam: Diversification lessens...