exchange trading


Insurance-linked note platform launched by Tullett Prebon

Tullett Prebon, a leading electronic and voice interdealer broker and part of the TP ICAP group, has launched a new issuance and trading platform for what it has termed Insurance Linked Notes, initially featuring catastrophe industry-loss instruments that will be fully-securitised to have the benefits of secondary liquidity.The Insurance-Linked Notes read the full article →

Weather derivatives mooted for Thai futures exchange

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is assessing launching weather futures and perhaps other weather derivatives in order to provide weather risk management tools in an exchange traded environment for farmers.According to the Bangkok Post, the Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX) would be the eventual home of the tradable weather risk read the full article →

Transactional efficiency the next step for ILS: Tom Johansmeyer

To further expand and develop the overall insurance-linked securities (ILS) pie the market needs to add greater transactional efficiency, and also access more original risk, according to Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president, Reinsurance Services, ISO.The entire ILS market looks very different today to what it did ten years ago, with read the full article →