November 8, 2016: China Is Securitizing Everything, Modeling Gravity and Lloyd's Stakes Its India Claim
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November 8, 2016: China Is Securitizing Everything, Modeling Gravity and Lloyd's Stakes Its India Claim

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

Why Oklahoma Can’t Turn Off Its Earthquakes

Bloomberg

Even new fracking wastewater regulations can’t prevent the big ones.

Thought 2015 Was Hot? Extreme Weather Will be the New Normal by 2025

International Business Times

Australia is expected to be the first country to transition to this more extreme norm.

A New Model to Improve Gravity Models

Eos

Date from the model helps scientists better understand changes in groundwater, polar ice loss, vegetation coverage, atmospheric layers, and ocean dynamics in a warming world.

Computer Models Help Forecast Spread of Zika Virus

Health Data Management

With about 60 countries and territories worldwide reporting active Zika virus transmission, predicting the global spread of the mosquito-borne illness has been challenging for public health officials.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

Japan’s Insurance Deregulation Can Serve As Model for Asia, MS&AD Chief Says

Nikkei

Asia’s growing population and middle class hold great promise for non-life insurers as the newly affluent look to protect their assets.

China’s Securitisation Market Blossoms

Financial Times (sub may be required)

Diverse range of assets from home mortgages to dance ticket sales packaged for sale

Computer-Driven Hedge Funds Wrong-Footed on Bond Bets

WSJ (sub may be required)

Funds have been hit in recent weeks by a spike in U.S. and German government bond yields.

Lloyd’s Reinsurance To Set Up Shop In India

Bloomberg Quint

A minor irritant for the London-based reinsurer is the right of first refusal reserved for domestic reinsurance players like General Insurance Corporation of India.

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