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  • Economic outlook 2020/21: Slow recovery

    Allianz assumes that global economic growth will remain subdued this year and next. "We expect GDP growth to slow further to 2.4% in 2020 from 2.5% in 2019. However, from the second half of 2020, we expect the pace to accelerate again and forecast that the global economy will grow by 2.8% in 2021. Political uncertainties remain, but they are unlikely to reach the record levels of 2019," said Ludovic Subran, Chief Economist of Allianz SE. Against the background of this growth scenario, Allianz expects global insolvencies to increase by 6% in 2020, after 9% in 2019

    Agents | 16 Jan 2020
  • Environmental risks dominates top 5 concerns in WEF survey

    For the first time in the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report survey's 10-year history, environmental risks took the top five spots. Over 750 global experts and decision-makers were asked to rank their biggest concerns in terms of likelihood and impact and 78% said they expect "economic confrontations" and "domestic political polarization" to rise in 2020.

    AIRPlus | 16 Jan 2020
  • Global: Sukuk market to continue expanding this year

    The sukuk market should continue on its current positive growth trajectory in 2020, following stronger-than-expected performance in 2019, S&P Global Ratings says in its "Sukuk Market To Continue Expanding In 2020, Barring Event Risk" report.

    Middle East | 15 Jan 2020
  • US risk modeler predicts $110bn in NatCAT losses for 2020

    Recent (re)insurance renewals were difficult for some: apparently some entities alleged no indication for improvement this year. However, US-based risk modelling and forecasting company AbsoluteClimo expects improvement with below normal risk direction for 2020, with global total losses most likely to meet or exceed $110bn USD and a probability range from $80bn to $164bn - notably better than 2017, 2018 and 2019.

    Asia Risk | 15 Jan 2020
  • Allianz-risk-barometer-2020-; Cyber top peril for Asia Pacific companies for the first time

    For the first time ever, cyber incidents (35% of responses) rank as the most important business risk in Asia-Pacific in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business interruption (BI) (34% of responses) to second place.

    Asia Risk | 15 Jan 2020
  • 'No doubt' climate change causing wildfires; say experts

    A review of 57 scientific studies by British academics has concluded that global warming is leading to an increase in hot, dry weather around the world that creates the conditions for wildfires to take hold

    Asia Risk | 15 Jan 2020
  • Catastrophe issuance bond achieves historic $100bn milestone

    Aon Securities announced that the catastrophe bond sector has surpassed $100bn in cumulative issuance since its inception more than 20 years ago.

    AIRPlus | 13 Jan 2020
  • Man behind KFC's "We Do Chicken Right." and Taco Bell's "Value Menu" campaigns shares marketing insights

    Mr Steve Zipkoff, CEO of Zipkoff Solutions, created the "We Do Chicken Right." marketing campaign for KFC and the "Value Menu" - "the precursor for every other value menu in existence today" - for Taco Bell. He shares with Asia Advisers Network marketing insights and the strategies you can apply in this article.

    Agents | 10 Jan 2020
  • Green shoots of recovery for aviation despite tragic start to 2020

    The aviation sector was greeted with the unfortunate news of the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight in Iran on Wednesday which killed all 176 people on board. The Boeing 737-800 'plane was bound for Kiev when it crashed just minutes after taking off at the Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran.

    AIRPlus | 10 Jan 2020
  • Deadly typhoons in Japan costs insurers $17bn, estimates Munich Re

    The biggest Nat CAT losses in 2019 were caused by typhoons Hagibis and Faxai in Japan which emerged as the two costliest natural catastrophes of that year in terms of both overall losses and insured losses, revealed new data from reinsurer Munich Re.

    Asia | 09 Jan 2020


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