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Friday, May 17, 2013

Munich Re Sees Strong Global Growth in Primary Insurance Market

Munich Re profitsGerman reinsurer Munich Re AG is expecting strong growth in the global insurance industry in the years ahead, particularly in emerging market countries, the company said in its insurance market outlook published Thursday.

Growth in the reinsurance market will be slower than in the primary...

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Zurich Insurance Group Profit Drops 7%, but Affirms 2013 Targets

Zurich profitsZurich Insurance Group AG on Thursday reported a 7% decline in profit for the first quarter, citing a "challenging economic environment."

However, Chief Executive Martin Senn said in a statement the insurance giant remains "on track to deliver our 2013 targets."

Zurich said operating profit from ge...

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A.M. Best Analysts See Global Reinsurers Attracting New Capital

Insurance capitalAs investment and underwriting opportunities wane, the global reinsurance sector has attracted new capital to a market already abundant with it. Managing Senior Financial Analyst Greg Reisner and Financial Analyst Scott Mangan spoke about this new wave of capital, and said while it may be changing the game ...

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Cyber: The Biggest IT Threat Companies Face

Data securityCompanies' IT staffs often hold the keys to the castle. And that's the problem.

At many companies, the people in the IT department pose the biggest risks to data security. They can access nearly...

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EEOC Makes Protecting Rights of LGBT Workers A Top Priority

EEOCAs the debate over gay marriage continues to intensify throughout the country, so does the issue of workplace rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. LGBT workers currently face substantial l...

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Marsh: Property Insurance Market Remained Stable in First Quarter

Marsh Property RatesThe property insurance market remained relatively stable and competitive in the first quarter of 2013, with few changes to limits purchased and deductibles. Despite being the second-costliest storm in US history,

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NCCI Outlook on Workers Compensation Industry Is Encouraging

NCCI Workers Comp OutlookNCCI today released its annual State of the Line workers compensation market analysis, describing the current state of the industry as "encouraging." This year's report indica...

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Obama Administration Issues Draft Fracking Regulations

Fracking regulationsThe Obama administration drew sharp criticism from environmental and oil industry groups Thursday when it i...

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