Cat bonds recover after prices plummet ahead of Irma

The catastrophe bond market is retracing losses this week following a steep plunge in the price of the insurance linked securities in the run up to Hurricane Irma.

  • By Sam Kerr
  • 12 Sep 2017

A portfolio manager speaking to GlobalCapital said that a number of investors were looking to shift their exposure to the market in the lead up to Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in the US last weekend.

The Swiss Re cat bond price return index dropped to a ...

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