European sovereign debt

Share

Eurozone breakup could impact catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities

Just how uncorrelated catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities are with the wider financial markets is a point worth considering. We're currently living in a time of unprecedented financial and economic upheaval due to the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis and U.S. economic issues, with many countries now officially in deepening recessions read the full article →

European catastrophe bond market could grow due to economic climate

We covered two interesting insights from Aon Benfield's recently published ILS Second Quarter Update 2011 report last week when we wrote about the Aon Benfield ILS indices and the heightened interest in catastrophe bonds among Japanese insurers. A third insight from the report looks at the cat bond market in read the full article →

European sovereign debt, U.S. default and the catastrophe bond market

With the world experiencing turbulent times economically this year including the concerns over European sovereign debt and the spectre of the U.S. government debt ceiling being breached effectively putting the U.S. into a default position, we felt it was time to ask one of the rating agencies whether they felt read the full article →