insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 Improved US economy aids industry uptick http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/improved-us-economy-aids-industry-uptick http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/improved-us-economy-aids-industry-uptick The global insurance industry is expected to produce above-average growth, aided by improved economies in the US and other developed markets, Munich Re says…

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UK regulator investigates aviation brokers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/uk-regulator-investigates-aviation-brokers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/uk-regulator-investigates-aviation-brokers The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is investigating participants in the aviation insurance broking industry…

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March sets records for non-El Nino period http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/march-sets-records-for-non-el-nino-period http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/march-sets-records-for-non-el-nino-period The world has experienced its hottest March outside an El Nino event, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

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Reinsurer capital rising: Aon Benfield http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/reinsurer-capital-rising-aon-benfield http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/reinsurer-capital-rising-aon-benfield Global reinsurer capital increased 5% to $US595 billion last year, according to reinsurance broker Aon Benfield’s latest report…

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UK election casts doubt on whiplash reforms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/uk-election-casts-doubt-on-whiplash-reforms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/uk-election-casts-doubt-on-whiplash-reforms Reforms to the UK whiplash laws which have led to sharp rises in motor premiums are in doubt after Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election for June 8…

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Allianz invests in Lemonade http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/allianz-invests-in-lemonade http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/allianz-invests-in-lemonade Allianz has made a “strategic investment” in Lemonade, the US-based insurtech that uses an artificial intelligence platform called Maya to craft policies for clients online…

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