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Upbeat forecast lends hope of better returns for insurers

Swiss Re says global economy is in a "cyclical upswing", which would support growth of insurance industry in 2018 and 2019

For 2018, MTI said last month it expects the pace of growth to moderate, compared with 2017, but "remain firm", tipping growth at 1.5 per cent to 3.5 per cent.


LIFE insurers here will be keeping their fingers crossed that the current robust investment climate extends into 2018 in order to generate better returns for their participating or Par funds, following what economists described as a "Goldilocks" (moderate growth and low...

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