Chris Westfall

Christopher Westfall is a career journalist, covering finance across multiple sectors including insurance, banking and asset management.

Australian Lenders Struggling With Blind Spots In Physical Risk Data Members Public

Australia’s banks say quantifying insurance penetration in residential loans remains a hurdle to measuring their loan portfolio’s physical risk.

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climate model

Models Are The Focus As UK Kicks Off Covid Inquiry Members Public

A UK government panel will conduct a detailed review of how risk and epidemiological models were built and used during the pandemic.

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Covid 19 models

Klarman’s Baupost Is Making a Big Bet On Willis Members Public

On the heels of its PG&E wildfire cash out, Baupost has put $300 million in the global insurance broker.

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insurance investing

Modeling a Bright Spot In An Otherwise Tough Texas Insurance Market Members Public

Commercial insurance writers say that catastrophe model advancements helped them stay and profit in the tough Texas market.

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catastrophe model