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Disruptors ‘open new doors’ for insurers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/disruptors-open-new-doors-for-insurers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/disruptors-open-new-doors-for-insurers A quartet of disruptive forces upending the global economy have created growth opportunities for insurers, according to reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter…

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US and China lead insurers to $3.7 trillion by 2020 http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/us-and-china-lead-insurers-to-3-7-trillion-by-2020 http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/us-and-china-lead-insurers-to-3-7-trillion-by-2020 The global non-life insurance market will exceed $US2.7 trillion ($3.79 trillion) by 2020, buoyed by strong growth in the US and China, according to research group MarketLine…

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Lloyd’s devises new approach to assess risks http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/lloyds-devises-new-approach-to-assess-risks http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/lloyds-devises-new-approach-to-assess-risks Lloyd’s and modelling company Arium have developed a data-driven methodology that improves insurers and reinsurers’ ability to assess risk exposures…

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Cat losses dent Munich Re’s profit http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/cat-losses-dent-munich-res-profit http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/cat-losses-dent-munich-res-profit Munich Re’s profit dipped 17% to €2.58 billion last year due to natural disaster costs incurred in the fourth quarter…

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Insurers put funding into weather forecaster http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/insurers-put-funding-into-weather-forecaster http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/insurers-put-funding-into-weather-forecaster Tokio Marine HCC and WR Berkley have invested $US17 million in Weather Analytics, a provider of weather and risk-predictive software for the insurance industry…

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