event-linked futures


Neil Eckert (ex- Brit, Climate Exchange, IFEX) returns with IncubEx

Insurance and reinsurance entrepreneur and Brit co-founder Neil Eckert has been revealed as Chairman of a new venture called IncubEx that will target new product and service development opportunities in partnership with financial service and financial technology firms.IncubEx is "a financial markets incubator and business development team" according to the read the full article →

IFEX reduces minimum block trade amount

The Insurance Futures Exchange (IFEX) has reduced the block trade minimum for all types of contracts it handles. Back in July they reduced the minimum block trade amount to 25 on it's new North East and Eastern Seaboard contracts and now that minimum applies to all wind contracts available on read the full article →

ISDA publishes standards document for U.S. wind swaps

Finally the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has published a confirmation template which standardises catastrophe swaps referencing U.S. wind events. The document has been discussed for around two years so the market is sure to welcome this. You can download the ISDA U.S. Wind Event Confirmation Template here.By providing read the full article →