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2014 Third Quarter Review: INSURANCE STOCK SLUMP CONTINUES IN Q3

The underperformance of insurance stocks not only continued, but got even worse in the third quarter of this year.  While stock markets gave back some of the first half’s strong gains around the world, insurance stocks extended their slump.  For the quarter ended September 30, the benchmark Morgan Stanley Capital International World ETF (symbol MXWO.L) declined 2%, while the IIS 100 Global Index fell more than 3%.

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IIS Webinars

IIS Thought Leadership Webinar: Outlook for Life Reinsurance, with RGA Re CEO Greig Woodring

RGA President and CEO, Greig Woodring, interviewed by IIS CEO, Michael Morrissey, on the outlook for the life reinsurance business. Questions from participants will be accepted via chat.

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Catastrophic Risks

Japan Earthquake: Tail Risk Mastery or Black Swan Fatigue

The March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and resulting tsunami is the latest in a growing list of major disasters that include the Christchurch earthquake, Katrina, 9-11, etc. The list is becoming more diverse. The Tohoku event included a nuclear material leakage, recalling Three Mile Island and Chernobyl. Each of these events has stretched our ideas of what “normal” experience includes and sparks our imagination about known and unknown unknowns in the future.

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Catastrophic Risks

IIS CEO speaks at the UN Climate Summit

IIS CEO Mike Morrissey made a presentation at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, during the UN General Assembly week. At the Summit, following speeches by heads of state of the US, France, Korea, Mexico, Italy, Turkey, Nigeria and by diplomats and scientists from around the world, Mr. Morrissey spoke about the key role the insurance industry plays in mitigating and preventing the loss of lives and property due to natural disasters.

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Generate customized, comprehensive reports detailing the latest official statistics available and over ten years of historical data for over 170 countries.  Data includes written premiums by line of business for each country, combined ratios, country and company rankings, insurance penetration and economic data, building an accurate picture of market returns.

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