“SNB's action will dampen economic growth in Switzerland”
Even the Swiss themselves were taken unawares by the end of the exchange-rate cap against the euro. Topics Online talked to Michael Menhart, Chief Economist at Munich Re, about the background and consequences.
Nowadays, people with a very high body-mass index have to accept high risk premiums if they want to take out life insurance. Thanks to Munich Re, this may change for many of these people in the future.
EIOPA publishes the results of the insurance stress test 2014
The insurance stress test of 2014 was about testing various stresses on given scenarios. In this knowledge series we describe the outcomes, the implications on the insurance industry and give a short outlook on the recommendations from EIOPA to the national supervisory authorities.