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A Strengthening Economy To Support Insurance Industry Growth Over The Next Two Years: Swiss Re

The global economy is expected to strengthen moderately next year, supporting insurance premium growth in most regions, according to Swiss Re's latest publication, Global insurance review 2015 and outlook 2016/17. Demand for non-life insurance is expected to grow, led by an 8% to 9% annual gain in the emerging markets in 2016 and 2017. The life insurance sector faces challenges, in particular from ongoing low interest rates. Nevertheless, global life premiums are forecast to rise by about 4% in each of the next two years, led also by the emerging markets.

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ISIS Activities Disrupting Global Economy: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday (24 November) warned that disruptive ISIS activities could impact the world economy.

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