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Live cat trades completed on hurricane Harvey threat

26th August 2017

The so-called “live cat” market came to life as hurricane Harvey approached the Texas coastline, eventually making landfall as a Category 4 storm, as re/insurers and some ILS funds looked to lock in last-minute protection and we understand that a number of ILW’s traded, but volume was relatively light, according to sources.

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Cyclone Debbie insured loss nears $900m: ICA

18th May 2017

The insurance industry loss from cyclone Debbie has continued to rise, with data from the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) showing that almost AU$900 million of insured losses have now been recorded from 56,135 claims, an increase of 36% since the 11th April.

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