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Futures, Options and Swaps
Topic: Role of insurance and Derivatives
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE,
MANASA GANGOTRI ,MYSORE.
Human beings, his family and properties are
always exposed to different kinds of risks. Risk
involve the losses. Insurance is a tool which
reduces the cost of loss or effect of loss caused
by variety of risk. It accumulates funds to meet
individual losses. It is not device to prevent
unwanted event of happening or cause of loss
but protects them against that loss by
compensating which as lost.
Role of insurance
Insurance provides security
Insurance reduces business risk or losses
Insurance provides peace of mind
Life insurance encourages saving
Insurance accelerates the economic
growth of the country
Insurance provides credit facilities
Insurance helps to reduce inflation
Derivatives are financial instruments
whose value depends on the value of
It is more like a contract of future date in
which two or more parties are involved to
alleviate future risk.
Usually, derivatives enjoy high leverage.
Its value is affected by the volatility in the
rates of the underlying asset.
Role of Derivatives
They Improve Market Efficiency for the
Derivatives Also Help Reduce Market
Air India’s insurance contract
up for renewal on October 1 for
an estimated $25 million
Published on 22nd September 2014
The race for getting national carrier Air India's insurance
renewal deal has begun between public and private
sector general insurers. A New India Assurance-led
consortium of public sector insurers has emerged as the
frontrunner, while the private sector has rallied behind a
group led by ICICI Lombard General Insurance.
The insurance contract for Air India's 105-strong fleet comes
up for renewal on October 1 at an estimated premium of
about $25 million.
The New India Assurance-led consortium has United India
Insurance, Oriental Insurance and National Insurance as
co-insurers. While, ICICI Lombard General Insurance-led
group has HDFC Ergo and Reliance General as co-insurers.
Following recent rise in aviation mishaps such as a series of
Malaysian Airlines tragedy, premiums have increased,
pushing up the bill for insurers.
Air India's current insurance policy, issued by New India
Assurance, includes a $9.5-billion hull cover and a
combined single liability of $1.5 billion.
Insurance and derivatives are effective tool to
control or minimize the risk factor. In absence of this
tool there is a possibilities of occurring loss is very
high .and these are very essential in financial
market to managing the Varity risks.
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Manasa gangotri ,