Impacts of Severe Natural Catastrophes on Financial Markets

Impacts of Severe Natural Catastrophes on Financial Markets

 

This report explores the potential for very large natural catastrophes to trigger market shocks and subsequent economic downturns that have an impact on an insurance company’s balance sheet. It features six natural catastrophe scenarios.

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Resource Details

Authors:
University of Cambridge Center for Risk Studies;
MunichRE

Published:
March 2018

Length:
60 pages

Tags:
Economic Impacts
Natural Disasters
Financial Sector

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Introduction
Objectives of the Study
Trillion Dollar Natural Catastrophe Scenarios
Impacts on the Economy and Financial Markets
Further Discussion
Conclusions
References

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