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Growth and diversity of weather trading market highlighted at WRMA conference

27th September 2011

The weather risk market demonstrated its diversity and growth at the recent Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) 12th Annual European Meeting in Dusseldorf, Germany. Over ninety weather risk professionals from six continents and seventeen countries attended, demonstrating continuing global interest in weather risk hedging and making it the most diverse WRMA event yet.

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Weather derivatives market grew by 20% in 2010-2011, says WRMA

22nd May 2011

The weather derivatives market while not receiving a huge amount of press in the last year, has been quietly growing in size as end users of weather derivatives and associated weather risk management tools increase in number and diversity. The Weather Risk Management Association has announced the results of their latest survey of the weather […]

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Volcanoes, historical weather events and EU proposed regulation discussed at WRMA’s 11th European Meeting

18th September 2010

KRAKOW, POLAND (17 September 2010) –Attendees at the Weather Risk Management Association’s (WRMA) 11th European Meeting gained insight into the impact of volcanoes on weather patterns, the new EU proposed derivatives legislation, and how weather extremes affect risk. The meeting was held 15-17 September 2010 at the Sheraton Krakow Hotel in Krakow, Poland.

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