INSURANCE STATISTICS PUBLISHED - Swiss Re's sigma statistics for 2004 - published in early March - identify around 330 natural and man-made catastrophes worldwide, in which more than 300,000 people died. Not surprisingly, the largest number of victims were claimed by the tsunami in the Indian Ocean, where authorities in the twelve coastal states affected reported 280,000 people dead or missing. Total losses directly attributable to these natural and man-made catastrophes is $123 billion. Of this

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Next-generation technologies and the future of trading

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