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Insurance Premiums To Top $7 Trillion in 2022 as Rates Continue Upward

November 22, 2021

Global insurance premiums should exceed $7 trillion for the first time by mid-2022, according to a new sigma report from the Swiss Re Institute. The Swiss Re report, "Turbulence after lift-off: global economic and insurance market outlook 2022/23," says global insurance premiums should increase by 3.3 percent in 2022. Read More

Guernsey Insurance Industry Group Pledges Carbon Neutrality by 2050

November 18, 2021

Guernsey's insurance sector has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050, with the Guernsey International Insurance Association signing on to the SME Climate Hub's Climate Commitment. Participants commit to take immediate action to halve their greenhouse gas emissions before 2030, achieve net-zero emissions before 2050, and disclose progress yearly. Read More

Willis Towers Watson Report Predicts Gradually Softening Market

November 18, 2021

North American commercial insurance prices are expected to gradually soften, bringing a deceleration in premium increases and further stability in 2022, according to Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson notes that after several cycles marked by steep premium increases, the commercial insurance marketplace has taken significant steps toward correcting itself. Read More

Largest European Reinsurers' Performance Improved through September

November 16, 2021

The four largest European reinsurers showed strong improvements during the first three quarters of 2021 compared to their performance during the same period last year, according to Fitch Ratings. On average, the four reinsurers posted double-digit premium growth in property and casualty reinsurance during this year's first 9 months. Read More

Strategic Risk Solutions Acquires Barbados Segregated Cell Company

November 16, 2021

Independent insurance company manager Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) has acquired Global Re SCC, a Barbados-registered segregated cell company (SCC). Global Re SCC joins other cell facilities SRS offers in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, North Carolina, and Vermont. Read More