The Pandemic, Physical Damage, Business Interruption Losses and Reinsurance
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Coronavirus and physical damage
You may have seen reference to the recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in MDS Inc v Factory Mutual Insurance ... Read More »
By Rita Cool, certified financial planner at Alexander Forbes and NT Snyman, senior consultant at Alexander Forbes Health
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed additional financial pressure on South Africans. If you are being retrenched or having your hours cut, you might be pondering your options ... Read More »
Adrian Saville, Chief Executive, Cannon Asset Managers
30 March 2020: Moody’s finally dropped the sword on South Africa on Friday evening, following in the steps of fellow ratings agencies S&P and Fitch in downgrading the country’s sovereign credit rating to sub-investment ... Read More »
Maarten Ackerman, Chief Economist and Advisory Partner, Citadel
30 March 2020: The Moody’s downgrade of South Africa’s credit rating should have happened long ago. We’ve known for a long time that our fiscal metrics have been unsustainable, so despite the coronavirus, ... Read More »
The rating agency Moody's confirmed Coface’s Insurance Financial Strength (IFS) A2 rating on
27 March 2020. The outlook for this rating has been changed to negative.
As part of its credit insurance ... Read More »
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