Articles tagged Insurance

In today's email (sent to subscribers before this morning's decision by the Commerce Commission) we looked at the implications of either a yes, no (or 'yes but no') vote on the proposed Fairfax-NZME merger.

Waterfront properties are still marketed as desirable but rising sea-levels may render thousands of them uninsurable, sending their values into freefall and resulting in fiscal risks for banks and the government, writes Lynn Grieveson.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has announced it plans to tender out all of the Government's risk financing and insurance after the Christchurch earthquake ramped up premiums and excesses.