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Is the catastrophe business heading for a storm?

[ad_1] For most people in the financial world, mid to late August is a time of absences, unreturned calls and general lassitude. Not so the catastrophe end of the insurance market. Menacing mid-Atlantic storm tracks are on the screens, markets are watched intently and

The US economy is performing strongly, but has it hit the high-water m…

[ad_1] It took more than half a year, but by the start of this week, the benchmark S&P 500 equity index was within striking distance of its record closing high set on January 26, just days before an eruption of volatility sent US stock

New technology improves CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing in mosquitoes, other …

[ad_1] A technology designed to improve CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing in mosquitoes and other arthropods succeeds with a high degree of efficiency, while eliminating the need for difficult microinjection of genetic material, according to researchers. These results could pave the way for scientists examining a

CBI urges government to drop ‘blunt target’ on immigration numbers | P…

[ad_1] The Confederation of British Industry has urged Theresa May to drop her “blunt target” on immigration numbers and introduce new freedom of movement rules for EU citizens post-Brexit to ensure firms, large and small, can stay in business when the UK leaves the