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2014-07-02 12:26:35

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Reinsurance Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/insurance/reinsurance/global_reinsurance_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Reinsurance market to grow at a CAGR of 3.13 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the robust growth of the global economy. The Global Reinsurance market...

2013-11-08 23:22:20

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America selects Munich Re’s Allfinanz automated underwriting solution to accelerate the enrollment process for its voluntary benefit products. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Automation Solutions division of Munich Re today announced that The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) has selected its new business and automated underwriting solution, Allfinanz. The Allfinanz platform will enable Guardian to make benefit...

2013-05-13 23:25:19

Demand for reinsurance is growing as more direct insurers look to shore up their capital positions before taking on more business; going forward, the industry is expected to continue to grow at a healthy rate as developing markets continue to expand. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Global Reinsurance Carriers industry to its growing report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 The Global Reinsurance Carriers industry provides...

2011-07-01 07:07:00

HANGZHOU, China, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Astronergy (Chint Solar) today announced that they have signed an agreement and insurance with Munich Re, one of the world's leading reinsurers. This agreement will cover all crystalline PV-Modules sold by Astronergy (Chint Solar) as of January 1st 2011 and will back up the performance warranties provided by Astronergy against excessive power loss within the next 25 years. This announcement follows prior collaboration in 2010 - the new...

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2010-10-29 07:13:57

2010 has been an "exceptional" year for weather disasters with the highest number of weather-related events since records began being kept, German reinsurance company Munich Re said Thursday. "This year really has been a year of weather records," Peter Hoeppe, an expert from Munich Re's Geo Risks Research department, told AFP. "The first nine months of the year have seen the highest number of weather-related events since Munich Re started keeping records," he added. Hoeppe said the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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