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Rating Activity and Announcements (view more)

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2015 Best's Key Rating Guide Available for Download:
Date: July 6, 2015    
A.M.BestTV: 'First Monday': U.S. State Funds Ride Market Momentum:
Date: July 6, 2015    
A.M. Best Special Report: State Funds' Net Premiums Written Increased for Fourth Consecutive Year in 2014:
Date: July 6, 2015    
A.M. Best Places Ratings of The Chubb Corporation and Its Subsidiaries Under Review With Negative Implications:
Date: July 2, 2015    
A.M. Best Places Ratings of ACE Limited and Its Subsidiaries Under Review With Negative Implications:
Date: July 2, 2015    
A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of R.V.I. Guaranty Co., Ltd. and R.V.I. America Insurance Company:
Date: July 1, 2015    
A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Mountain States Commercial Insurance Company:
Date: July 1, 2015    
Best's Review July Issue, Available Free Online, Spotlights Emerging Risks:
Date: July 1, 2015    
A.M. Best Briefing: A.M. Best Comments on Proposed U.S. Tax Changes for Offshore (Re)Insurers:
Date: June 30, 2015    
A.M. Best Special Report: Spotlight on Private Placement and 144A Holdings:
Date: June 30, 2015    

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2015 Best's Key Rating Guide Available for Download:
Date: July 6, 2015    
Jobs Report: Insurance Industry Gained 8,700 Jobs in June:
Date: July 6, 2015    
Lighthouse Property Expanding Into Texas Homeowners, Flood Markets:
Date: July 6, 2015    
China's Regulator Approves Three Online Insurers in Move to Push Reform:
Date: July 6, 2015    
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Insight: Riding Safe:
Date: June 1, 2015    
Safety First:
Date: June 1, 2015    

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2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Property/Casualty – Direct Premiums Written Increased 4.4%:
Date: June 29, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Commercial Multi Peril – Industry's Direct Premiums Written Increased 3.3%:
Date: June 29, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Total Auto – Industry's Top 100 Writers' Adjusted Loss Ratio Increased to 66.0% :
Date: June 29, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Workers' Compensation – Industry's Top 25 Adjusted Loss Ratio Increased to 62.7% :
Date: June 29, 2015    

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