X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

A new report from Zurich-based reinsurance giant Swiss Re finds that total economic losses from disaster events during the first six months of 2016 rose 38% to $71 billion, as compared with the same period in 2015. The damage cost insurers $31 billion, a 51% increase from last year.

The leading causes of the losses were earthquakes in Japan, thunderstorms throughout much of the United States and Europe, and the massive wildfires in Canada.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.

INCLUDED IN A DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

propertycasualty360

 

PropertyCasualty360

Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.