Economic outlook: Rocky road to recovery

Both the human and the economic cost of the coronavirus pandemic have been huge. As countries and communities pick up the pieces, Allianz economists take stock of the effect of the Covid-19 crisis on the global economy...

The insolvency time bomb: prepare for a record-high increase in insolvencies, the collateral damage of the Covid-19 crisis

The Covid-19 crisis will trigger a major acceleration in business insolvencies due to both the suddenness and historic size of the economic shock and its expected lasting effects, according to a new study by Euler Hermes, the world’s largest trade credit insurer.

AGCS Safety and Shipping Review 2020: Covid-19, political tensions cloud horizon

Large shipping losses are at a record low, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s Safety & Shipping Review 2020. However, the coronavirus crisis could endanger the long-term safety improvements in the industry for 2020 and beyond.

The EV-olution of Mobility

That electric vehicles are the future of mobility is not even a debate anymore. But new technologies seldom come without new challenges. What risks will these harbingers of green mobility bring our way? In a new report, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty explores the risks and rewards of electric vehicles... 

WWF Germany and Allianz Research Report sees historical opportunity to set the course for green and inclusive growth

According to a report by Allianz Research and WWF Germany, stimulus measures that only focus on short-term economic recovery and neglect social and environmental impacts will result in avoidable deadweight losses for economies in the coming decades. The authors point to effective steering instruments and levers which support a rapid economic recovery and simultaneously contribute to climate protection.

Allianz Global Pension Report: Old Without Gold

It’s neither as sudden, nor as visible, as the Covid-19 pandemic. But a pension crisis will be no less painful if we don’t prepare for the upcoming demographic changes worldwide. The latest Allianz Global Pension Report tests the adequacy and sustainability of pension systems across the globe...

Euler Hermes study: Coronavirus pandemic leads to a worldwide wave of insolvencies of +20 percent

The coronavirus pandemic is leaving deep scars on the global economy. According to Euler Hermes, this will likely to lead to a deep recession in world trade and the global economy – and consequently to a wave of insolvencies worldwide. Globally, the number of insolvencies is therefore likely to rise for the fourth time in succession in 2020 – albeit at an unprecedented rate of +20 percent.

Coronavirus Economic Impact: Viral Spiral

Quarantined economics. What will be the impact of the coronavirus pandemic? Allianz economists do a reality check...

AGCS Global Risk Dialogue: ESG Risks to Watch

No one could have foreseen the challenges that 2020 brought our way. But what can be seen clearly is that some ESG risks for companies are brewing. AGCS Global Risk Dialogue identifies the five most important ESG risks for businesses this year...