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Swiss Re: Natural Catastrophe Insured Losses Nearly Doubled in 2017

Preliminary sigma estimates for insured global losses resulting from natural and man-made disasters in 2017 are around $136 billion, well-above the annual average of the previous 10 years, and the third highest since sigma records began in 1970. Total economic …

Swiss Re Ranks 2015 Disasters, February Winter Storm is Biggest Loss in U.S.

Insured losses from global catastrophes and man-made disasters reached $37 billion in 2015, well-below the $62 billion average of the previous 10 years. The Tianjin explosions caused the biggest insured loss, according to the latest Swiss Re sigma study. There …