Hiscox declares Chile earthquake to have cost £100 million

UK company Hiscox have issued a statement today that their losses from the devastating Chile earthquake could be a whopping £100 million worth.

This follows hard on the heels of a similar joint announcement from Munich Re and Swiss Re that losses for the insurance industry as a whole would likely be $7 billion.

It’s interesting to note that while Munich Re and Swiss Re attested that reinsurance prices would not increase, the Hiscox statement on the other hand notes that reinsurance rates would change.

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