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Marsh group buys JLT for $5.6bn

Marsh & Mclennan will buy Jardine Lloyd Thompson for $5.6bn (£4.2bn) in a move that will shore up the company’s position as the largest broker in the world.

Editor's comment: A trip to the museum

This year at the football World Cup we heard more female commentators voicing their opinions on the beautiful game than ever before. A woman sat on the Croatian bench at England’s losing semi-final match and many women came out and admitted to not only…

Analysis: Pricing climate risks

As climate change becomes tangible, insurers are feeling the heat. Their understanding of the risks could inform not just their underwriting but also their investment strategies.

This week in Post: Washouts and windfalls

When you head off to an outdoor festival following a heatwave, you cross your fingers and hope the sun sticks around. Unfortunately it seems like the recent tropical spate has done a runner and I spent last weekend trying not to roll down a hill while up…

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