The World in 2040: The next episode

What would society look like in 2040? Noted futurologist Ray Hammond, in collaboration with Allianz Partners, presents the seven megatrends that will define the way we live, work and play in the next two decades...

AGCS shipping review 2019

Large shipping losses are now at their lowest level this century having declined by over 50 percent year-on-year, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2019. The annual study analyzes reported shipping losses over 100 gross tons (GT).

Car Wars: E-dvantage China

Mean to green, machines have come a long way in taking us from one place to another. As electric vehicles herald the future of automobiles, which countries are ahead in the race for green mobility and why?

Lights! Camera! Insurance!

Little magic would appear on the silver screen if it was not for the security that insurance provides to filmmakers. What role does insurance play in the entertainment industry? The latest edition of the AGCS Global Risk Dialogue goes behind the scenes...

Risky at the top

As a CEO, board member or top executive, you’re often under scrutiny. Expectations are high and mistakes can be costly. Against the backdrop of social and business changes, what are the biggest threats facing directors and officers these days?

Euro Monitor 2018: As good as it gets?

A decade after the onset of the great financial crisis, the Eurozone as a whole appears to be in relatively good shape again. This positive economic development is reflected in the results of this year's Euro Monitor. However, the Monitor also shows major areas of concern.

Where the smart savers live

Eurozone savers have been caught between a rock and a hard place: interest rates linger around zero but inflation is nudging living costs higher. What has set one saver apart from another is the saving strategy. Allianz Research goes across the eurozone money trail to find out where the smart savers live...

Allianz Risk Barometer 2019: Cyber joins BI as leading global risk for companies

In the wake of mega data breaches and privacy scandals, major IT outages and the introduction of tighter data protection rules in the European Union and other countries, cyber risk is now a core concern for businesses in 2019 and beyond. According to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2019, Cyber incidents are neck-and-neck with Business interruption as the top business risks globally.

Germany economic outlook 2019: Difficult growth environment ahead

Despite the increased risks, Germany's overall economic capacity utilization will continue to increase in the coming year, according to Allianz Research. But with real GDP growth of 1.7 percent versus estimated 1.5 percent for 2018, the rate of 2016 and 2017 will not be reached.