Zurich Insurance claims $550 million in damages from Hurricane Ian

Zurich Insurance claims $550 million in damages from Hurricane Ian

Zurich, November 10 (Reuters) – Zurich Insurance Group (ZURN.S) expects a net pre-tax hit of $550 million from Hurricane Ian. Europe’s fifth-largest insurer said its new annual premium equivalent (APE) in life insurance fell 6% but rose 2% on an equal basis after adjusting for currency movements, acquisitions and disposals. Zurich’s Swiss Solvency Test (SST) … Read more

Sean Penn visits Zelensky in Ukraine, lends Oscar

Sean Penn visits Zelensky in Ukraine, lends Oscar

(Reuters) – Hollywood actor and director Sean Penn, who has been sanctioned by Russia for criticizing the war in Ukraine, met Ukrainian Volodymyr Zelensky during a visit to Kyiv on Tuesday. Lent an Oscar statuette to the president. “It’s just symbolic and ridiculous,” he said, sitting beside the Ukrainian leader at the table at the … Read more

Insurance for Ukrainian grain shipments cut after Russian suspension – source

Insurance for Ukrainian grain shipments cut after Russian suspension - source

LONDON (Reuters) – Insurers are no longer offering new cargo insurance for shipments from Ukraine through the UN-backed secure corridor after Russia stopped participating, industry sources said. an industry source said on Tuesday. An export deal agreed by Russia and Ukraine and brokered by Turkey and the United Nations in July was aimed at alleviating … Read more