Dutch insurance sector given positive outlook by Fitch Ratings

Dutch Insurance Sector

Agency takes aim at Dutch insurance sector Fitch Ratings, the ratings division of the Fitch Group, has released a statement concerning the state of the Dutch insurance sector. The Dutch insurance sector has been experiencing some turbulence in recent months due to economic troubles in the Netherlands and Europe at large. These problems have caused some concern amongst insurance companies and investors who have dumped money into the sector. The statement from Fitch Ratings aims to provide some insight on the matter and placate these concerns. Sector forecast to remain…

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AIR Worldwide Updates European Wind and Earthquake Catastrophe Models

MONTE CARLO, Sept. 12, 2011 – Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) released updates to its Extratropical Cyclone and Earthquake Models for Europe. Both models were significantly expanded to include additional European countries and provide a consistent and comprehensive assessment of the extratropical cyclone and earthquake risk throughout Europe. “AIR Worldwide offers complete and robust extratropical cyclone and earthquake models for Europe,” said Dr. Jayanta Guin, senior vice president of research and modeling at AIR Worldwide. “With the expanded regions and enhancements to these models, insurers and reinsurers now…

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