March 13, 2017: Insurers' Penchant for Pension Risk, Catastrophe Bonds Still Disrupting and Six Years After Fukushima

Your Pension Check May Soon Be Coming From an Insurance Company
Wall Street Journal (sub may be required)
Pension risk transfer is expected over time to transform the management of pensions for employers as well as for the insurance industry.

Cat Bonds Allow Investors to Muscle in on Reinsurers’ Turf
FT (sub may be required)

Instruments that push risk on to the capital markets are disrupting an age-old game.

Rain, Hail, Flash Flooding Predicted as Super Storm set to Lash Sydney, Brisbane
A ‘perfect super cell storm’ has made its way across New South Wales and southeast Queensland.

AIA Group Shares Fall 2.8 Percent on CEO Tucker’s Departure
Insurer AIA Group Ltd shares fel as investors digested the news that chief executive Mark Tucker will be retiring and joining HSBC.

Dying Robots and Failing Hope: Fukushima Clean-Up Falters Six Years After Tsunami
The Guardian
Exploration work inside the nuclear plant’s failed reactors has barely begun, with the scale of the task described as ‘almost beyond comprehension’


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