R&M Releases Climate Risk and the Weather Market Financial Management Package

September 10, 2004

Dublin-based Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com) has picked an opportune moment to release a new offering – “Climate Risk and the Weather Market: Financial Risk Management.”

“This report provides a highly accessible and complete coverage of weather risk management as seen from the perspective of practitioners, consultants and academics,” said the announcement.

It “Introduces the non-specialist reader to the essentials of weather risk transfer including the market, instruments and insurance and derivative strategies currently employed by those in the industry regarding weather and climate forecasting, climate variability and data cleaning and enhancement.”

R&M noted that there are a number of ways in “which the weather affects business,” and there are now a “range and diversity of available weather-indexed insurance and derivatives,” which are designed to address the situation. It provides a complete list of the discussions pertaining to general as well as specific situations.

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