Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The perfect storm for the shipping industry looms

Large shipping losses have declined by 50% over the past decade, largely driven by the development of a more robust safety environment by ship-owners,...

Bonitas in it for the long run

Bonitas Medical Fund, a major sponsor of the Comrades Marathon for the past decade, recently announced that it has renewed its contract for an...

Gender parity in sub-Saharan Africa could take 135 years

On International Women’s Day, the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report has little encouragement for women – at the current pace of transformation, it...

High costs for Swiss Re from Cyclone Debbie

Swiss Re estimates its claims burden from Tropical Cyclone Debbie in Australia at around $350 million, net of retrocession and before tax. The total...

Lloyd’s to open in Brussels to account for Brexit

Lloyd’s of London has announced it will be setting up a new European insurance company to be located in Brussels, Belguim. Lloyd’s chief executive...