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Multi-stakeholder approach required to address longevity risk

31st August 2010

Concerted action in the form of public-private partnerships is required from governments, insurers and pension providers if they are to tackle the risk of increased life expectancy. In its new report ‘A short guide to longer lives: Longevity funding issues and potential solutions’ published today, Swiss Re warns that time is running out for effective […]

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Cat bonds need to expand to other lines of business say insurers

28th March 2010

The capital markets and particularly catastrophe bonds have proved very good ways of absorbing the risks of natural disasters. Similar insurance-linked securities are now successfully transferring life insurance and longevity risks to the capital markets. But at a recent conference insurers highlighted the need and desire to expand the types of risks transferred to include […]

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