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Weather insurance market in India growing by 25% annually

3rd August 2012

Helped by the growth of microinsurance and weather-index insurance, India’s weather insurance market has been experiencing rapid growth in recent years. Now with more farmers starting to use weather insurance as a way to mitigate against the risks posed by extreme weather and climate change impacts two of India’s biggest players in weather insurance have […]

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Skymet plans weather derivative indices for Indian exchanges

9th May 2012

Skymet Weather Services, a provider of weather data and forecasts to various sectors in India, is planning to launch weather derivative indices on commodity exchanges such as India’s MCX and NCDEX according to a report in the Business Standard newspaper. Skymet are preparing the modelling and structure of weather derivative products in the hope that […]

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