Back to the Futures

Green, Meg
April 2008
Best's Review;Apr2008, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p94
Trade Publication
The article reports that the capital markets and insurance companies continue to blend together with the resurgence of catastrophe-linked futures. It says that catastrophe futures were first attempted in the 1990's but never took off. Moreover, the growth of this new market gives insurers another way to balance risk while giving the investors a way to take an insurance risk without writing policies.


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