Japan earthquake updates (15th March)

For our latest updates read our article from the 16th March.We're continuing our updates on the situation in Japan after last Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami. We'll keep this page updated with items we feel of interest to our readers. Links to our other articles related to this disasters can read the full article →

Big emerging economies are most at risk of climate change

A new study has produced a global ranking which shows the vulnerability of 170 countries to the impact of climate change over the next 30 years. The Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI), from Maplecroft, is designed to enable organisations to identify areas of risk within their operations, supply chains and read the full article →

Catastrophe insurance for banks

One of the big things to come out of the recent financial market turmoil is a desire to have better back stops for the banking system and to find a way to prevent the need for breaking up banks that fail. Many ideas have been mooted, including catastrophe bonds (as read the full article →