RUSSIA: where the insurance sector has grown despite the instabiliity

A new regulator and a rise in disputes are among the factors feeding into the Russian insurance market - a sector that refuses to shrink despite the obvious challenges.

What chance would any of us give to the insurance sector of a country which is on the EU and US sanctions lists, has seen its currency slump to record lows against the dollar and whose main export saw its price fall over 50 per cent in Q2 of 2014? Not much, perhaps. However, the Russian insurance and reinsurance sector continues to muddle ahead - and even has some positive results to show. Read the full story

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