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Hurricanes push Swiss Re into red in first nine months

Swiss reinsurance giant Swiss Re said Thursday that hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and the Mexican earthquakes pushed it deeply into the red in the first nine months of this year.

Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95bn – Swiss Re

Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday.

Floods and managerial incompetence

A fundamental reason for much of the criticisms directed at the person of the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump is his inexplicable skepticism and intellectual aversion for the facts surrounding climate change.

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