Profits tumble at Swiss Re yet growth surges


Swiss Re’s profits plummeted in 2016 with all its business units except Life Capital fairing worse than in 2015. Yet the reinsurer also posted strong growth across the board despite warning of a toxic mixture of softening rates, slow global economic growth, continued low interest rates and political uncertainty.

Swiss Re, Reinsurance, Results 2016, Christian Mumenthaler, Europe

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