The Global Economy, Rising Risk and Insurance Markets : Risk and Reward in a Troubled World

This PowerPoint report discusses the global economy and rising risk in the property/casualty (P/C) insurance market. The insurance industry is very sensitive to the global economic and political environment, with a multitude of exogenous factors influencing growth, performance & cyclicality, including issues that range from terrorism and cyberattacks to natural disasters and negative interest rates. While globalization creates opportunity and wealth, it may also potentially create and amplify risk. Explored in depth is how global economic trends, key economic drivers and M&A are a path to growth, however, most of the global economy’s future gains still will be fraught with much greater risk and uncertainty than in the past. Special attention is given to the ocean marine category, global insurance premium growth trends with a financial overview of the P/C industry and the reinsurance industry, profitability and politics and M&A. The report also explores cyber insurance and cyberrisk, and looks at insured catastrophe losses.



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