Coronavirus puts Japanese insurance sector under pressure

Pedro Gonçalves
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Japanese insurers are set to face greater risks from movements in financial markets such as interest rates, equities, credit-spread products, or currencies, according to a report by Fitch Ratings. It is expected that Japanese insurers will experience a meaningful negative impact from the spread of coronavirus and the fears of a global recession which have led to volatility in global financial markets, according to the analysis from the credits ratings agency. This is due to increasing i...

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