Catastrophe bonds are yielding over 5 percent in an environment of ultra-low interest rates, but market-watchers warn investors need to take care before entering the $25 billion market.
Scientists are monitoring for an eruption after two quakes shook the Katla volcano on Monday.
Rescuers believe they have found more bodies in the rubble of Amatrice, after an earthquake struck central Italy killing 290 people.
NBC's Lucy Kafanov reports from Italy on the aftermath of the deadly earthquake in Amatrice and Accumoli.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked a swath of central Italy, burying residents under rubble as they slept. NBCNews reports.
Paddy Agnew, Rome and Vatican correspondent at The Irish times, reports on the 6.2-magnitude earthquake which hit Italy Wednesday.
NBC's Bill Neely reports live from Amatrice, Italy with the latest earthquake details.
NBC's Lucy Kafanov reports a major 6.2-magnitude earthquake killed dozens of people in central Italy
Gilberto Saccorotti, a geophysics specialist at INGV, describes the situation on the ground in Italy after last night's earthquake.
A magnitude 6.2 quake was recorded in central Italy leaving at least 13 reported dead as rescue operations continue.
A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday. Here is live footage from Amatrice, one of the towns hit.
A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday. Freelance Journalist, Paola Cuzzocrea talks about what she’s seen and heard.
An earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending people fleeing into the streets. CNBC’s Steve Sedgwick reports.
The quake hit about 60 miles northeast of San Diego followed by three aftershocks early Friday morning.
A 6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of the Indonesian island, sending tremors as far as Singapore.
A leading expert says a section of the San Andreas fault in California has potential for a big quake.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the San Andreas fault could cause $200 billion in damage, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The country struck with its second earthquake since Saturday.
Despite decades of research, the science of predicting earthquakes remains elusive.
Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades, a 7.8 magnitude tremor, struck off the Pacific coast, killing at least 350 people.