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Swiss Re puts initial 2010 natural catastrophe and man-made disaster insured losses at $36 billion

30th November 2010

Swiss Re has published some early figures on the amount of economic and insured losses suffered during 2010 from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters around the world. According to Swiss Re’s sigma team, early estimates put worldwide economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters at a massive $222 billion in 2010 with insured losses […]

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Unnatural catastrophes; man-made loss events becoming more frequent

16th February 2009

The topics covered by us here at Artemis are mostly devoted to natural catastrophes and the methods utilised for hedging against them to protect the balance-sheet of re/insurers and cedents. Guy Carpenter have published a report looking at the volume of man-made losses and types of events which caused them during 2008. The annual average […]

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