April 2018 pricing data

Brokers reported flat pricing at the Japanese renewals on April 1 while the latest pricing in the catastrophe bond and ILW markets shows the impact of continued capital inflows.

The interactive exhibit below shows four charts illustrating the current state of the cat bond market. Click on the grey boxes and hover over the points to explore the pricing data.

The latest data from Guy Carpenter's ILW desk indicates that returns are approaching the levels that were seen before the 2017 hurricanes.

The team (managed by Barry Law and David Rothstein in London) commented:

After a benign trading period following the 1/1 renewal season, we have seen pricing start to fall steadily in recent weeks. There is abundant capacity available in the market and the rate increases seen at year end are quickly being eroded. There are early signs that the recent softening in terms has started to attract buyers back to the space

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Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2018