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Insured losses from U.S. winter storm could hit $1.4 billion

6th February 2011

Insured losses to residential, commercial, industrial properties and their contents and to automobiles from the U.S. winter storm which struck on February 1st – 2nd could reach as much as $1.4 billion according to risk modelling firm AIR Worldwide. AIR estimated anything between $790m and $1.4 billion, we believe it’s likely to be in the […]

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Ski resorts forced to delay opening in Japan on lack of snow

15th December 2010

Reading the news lately you would be forgiven for thinking that the weather risk management industry isn’t doing enough to promote its services. Recently there have been many items in the press discussing loss of earnings due to inclement weather and as we all know this should be avoidable now that you can smooth your […]

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CME bullish on snowfall derivatives

28th February 2010

Snowfall has certainly been a feature of the northern hemispheres winter months this year. The UK suffered much colder temperatures than normal and snowfall which remained on the ground for many days causing much disruption to transport, travel and businesses. The U.S. has suffered huge snowfalls in the northeast which again caused major disruption and […]

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