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ECONOMY| 16.09.2021

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In addition to the price of electricity for homes, the European Green Deal is at risk

The decline in gas production or the reduced use of renewable energies has led to an energy crisis across the EU that, according to Gonzalo de Cadenas-Santiago’s column in El Confidencial, requires emergency measures to curb the increase in electricity prices seen across the board.

New models for health care services: finding better and more sustainable ways to provide health benefits

New Care Models (NCMs) are here to stay. The Geneva Association’s latest study examines these innovative methods that seek to improve both the care experience, medical outcomes and promote a more financially sustainable service.

“There is a difference between making the most of opportunities and being opportunistic”

Recent natural catastrophes and growing cyber risks have increased global demand for reinsurance, a situation that, according to Javier San Basilio, Chief Underwriting Officer at MAPFRE RE, can be misused by other reinsurers for their own benefit.

Is a storm brewing in the stock exchanges?

Despite the good pace of recovery, Daniel Sancho, investment supervisor at MAPFRE Gestión Patrimonal, issues a note of caution regarding the volatility of certain markets, in an appearance on Negocios TV. He recognizes that “it doesn’t hurt to get wet from time to time” so that investors don’t forget where they are putting their money.

Inflation, albeit temporary, affects your pocket

The market consensus holds that the increase in consumer prices will be transitory. However, Alberto Matellán, MAPFRE Inversión’s chief economist, clarified in an interview on Radio Intereconomía that it could end up affecting savers in particular, and reminded investors that, after a period of growth, certain corrections in the stock markets are both to be expected and healthy.

Measuring the impact of portfolios and funds on the SDGs

Measuring the carbon footprint and the impact of portfolios and funds on the SDGs are just some of the MAPFRE actions debated at the third Impact Lab meeting, organized by FundsPeople, which together with the Sustainability Plan 2022-24, reinforce the Group’s commitment to responsible investing.

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