Pandemic insurance losses were bigger than what Lloyd’s of London expected

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The cost on a global scale for 2020 will be greater than what the insurance marketplace estimated. Bruce Carnegie-Brown, chairperson at Lloyd’s of London, announced that the global pandemic insurance losses this year will be higher than what they had previously estimated. Sixteen different business insurance lines are facing claims at the 334-year-old Lloyd’s of London. Chairperson Carnegie-Brown recently spoke at the Reuters Events Future of Insurance USA conference. There, he stated that the pandemic insurance losses would be comparable with the price tag associated with the catastrophes that struck…

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Wimbledon’s pandemic insurance will pay $141 million for cancellation

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The massive tennis tournament has been shut down to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Wimbledon, like most other sports events around the world, has been cancelled this year, but the All-England Lawn Tennis Club’s pandemic insurance will cover about half of its losses. The event organizers have been paying for this insurance coverage for the last 17 years. The event policy includes pandemic insurance coverage. According to an Action Network report, the insurer will be paying $141 million as the event has had to be cancelled due to…

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World Bank launches $500 million pandemic insurance fund commitment

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Its president has spoken at an Anti-Corruption panel discussion to launch this rapid-disbursing bond. The World Bank has now announced the launch of a fast-disbursing $500 million pandemic insurance fund that is meant to help to make the necessary money available to poorer countries when the world faces a global epidemic. This is the first time that an insurance market has been created for combating the risk associated with pandemics. The World Bank has also already received commitments from certain nations to help to pay into the pandemic insurance fund.…

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