371

Reinsurer capital levels seen as adequate

So significant growth in ILS market is not likely, says Fitch

361

AIR updates Mediterranean earthquake model

The firm says it's built in the latest data and research

359

Little change seen in January's reinsurance rates

This comes after an 8% average rise through the 2009 renewal season

358

Yields fall for ILS but they still outperform

Bonds with improved collateral structures in demand

355

Reinsurers might find it hard to raise capital

Access to the markets could be restricted in the event of large cat losses, says Fitch

352

Government interest in risk management grows

Swiss Re says governments should appoint country risk officers to work with insurers

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Don't expect too much of catastrophe models

Insurers should show caution and realism on what is still a relatively new science, a panel of experts suggests