Swiss Re Group

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The announcement came as the company announced the official opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Nitro, a technology company that designs software to create, edit and secure PDFs and other digital documents, is to double its headcount in Dublin wi(...)

An earthquake and tsunami in Izmit, Turkey, in August 1999 left 17,500 people dead. Istanbul is bolstering its infrastructure in anticipation of a major quake which could come at any time. Photograph: Getty Images

In this metropolis of 15 million inhabitants there’s a terrifying event that few people talk about, but everyone accepts one day, perhaps decades from(...)

SoftBank and Swiss Re said they had “agreed to end discussions” about a potential minority investment of the Japanese conglomerate in the Zurich-based reinsurer. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

SoftBank and Swiss Re have confirmed the collapse of talks over the Japanese company taking a minority stake in the reinsurance group. The two groups(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as markets react to a trade dispute between China and the United States. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

European shares fell as China’s response to US tariffs fuelled fears of a trade war. DUBLIN The Irish market reflected the rest of Europe. Cider mak(...)

Swiss Re’s results were hit by a run of catastrophes during 2017, when total global insured losses from catastrophes were set to hit $136bn

Swiss Re reported better-than-expected 2017 net income on Friday despite huge claims during 2017, and ruled out a capital increase to make is easier f(...)

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The Iseq was positive on the day before the Bank Holiday, closing up 1.16 per cent. It was a similar story across the rest of Europe, where the day st(...)

The City of London. It  has long been a hub for specialist and wholesale insurance, and about €84bn  of premiums were written there  in 2015

London’s share of some of the world’s fastest growing insurance markets is shrinking, putting its position as a global centre for the industry under t(...)

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Investors are becoming more jittery amid a tightening race for the US presidency, sending gold higher for a sixth day while weighing on equities and t(...)

The merged firm also will sell specialty policies to businesses, as well as life and accident-and-health coverage.

Axis Capital Holdings has agreed to merge with Dublin-headquartered PartnerRe, combining two reinsurers with a total market value of almost $11 billio(...)

The Property Services Regulatory Authority has received hundreds of complaints from house hunters about unlicensed staff, gazumping and fake bids. Photograph: Frank Miller

The State’s new property regulator is to begin a major crackdown on rogue estate agents and auctioneers, according to the Sunday Business Post. The Pr(...)

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