Reinsurance & Capital Markets

Reinsurance & Capital Markets

International Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets Reinsurance Markets Reinsurance Outlook

BY  Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi  A rise in insurance premiums, especially in areas affected by recent hurricanes and disasters, will help Swiss Re recover from almost half a billion dollars of losses in the first nine months of this year, ...
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By Liz Booth Africa’s reinsurance market should resume growth next year, after a tricky couple of years caused by a steep decline in African currencies against the US dollar and the sharp drop in oil prices. Reinsurance executives ...
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Life Insurance News Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets Reinsurance Markets Reinsurance Outlook Risk Management

The Insurance and Pensions Commission’s (Ipec) 2nd Quarter Life Report showed that Grand Reinsurance life business had a large underwriting loss as a result of substantial claims. Ipec reported that the firm which recently registered as a Life ...
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Life Insurance News Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets Reinsurance Markets Reinsurance Outlook

By Donald Chidoori The entry of two regional giants, Grand Re and Zep Re, into the life reinsurance business did not have any impact on the total business written by life reinsurers, the latest Ipec Life Report shows. ...
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Claims Funeral Life Insurance News Regulation Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets Reinsurance Markets

Yesterday,  the Insurance and Pensions Commission unveiled, the ‘Second Quarter (Q2) Life Assurance Report for 2017’, which puts the operations of life insurers and reinsurers under the microscope. Based on the findings of the report, the combined asset base ...
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Markets News Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets

Zimre Holdings Limited (ZHL), saw its profits growing by 1 137% to $2,7 million in the half-year ended June 30 from the comparable period last year, as the financial services group reaps from its restructuring exercise. The group ...
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Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets Reinsurance Markets Reinsurance Outlook

BY Marianne Lehnis Re/insurance supervisors and players in Sub-Saharan Africa have highlighted the success of agricultural index insurance in improving the region’s disaster resilience, as, they say, momentum for index insurance solutions continues to grow.Speaking ahead of the ...
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Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets Reinsurance Markets Reinsurance Outlook

THE African Trade Insurance (ATI) Agency supported trade and investment worth $4 billion in Africa in 2016 in which Zimbabwe and Ethiopia snatched $400 million of the package. Zimbabwe became a fully fledged ATI member after admission into ...
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Markets News Reinsurance Reinsurance & Capital Markets Reinsurance Markets Reinsurance Outlook

HARARE ­ One of Africa’s leading insurance firm, ZEP–Re, is seeking to extend its business into Zimbabwe, businessdaily has established. ZEP–Re, which is also known as Preferential Trade Area (PTA) Reinsurance Company, underwrites life and nonlife reinsurance risks in Kenya, ...
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By Donald Tafadzwa Chidoori Hundreds of Life Assurance practitioners from across the continent and beyond will descent in Harare for the African Insurance Organisation (AIO)’s Life Insurance Seminar from tomorrow to Friday the 4th of November 2016 at ...
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