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Market Segment Report: 2020 Review & Preview: US Property/Casualty
Lower catastrophe losses and improving rate environment boost P/C financial performance.
March 02, 2020 - 20 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook - Japan Life Insurance
Our outlook is Stable, owing to insurers’ solid mortality/morbidity profits and steady investment yield, backed by well-diversified portfolios.
February 27, 2020- 6 Pages   Access Report     
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Market Segment Report: 2020 Review & Preview: US Health
Declining medical cost trends and lower utilization underlie continued Stable outlook.
February 27, 2020 - 25 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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Market Segment Report: 2020 Review & Preview: US Life/Annuity
The US L/A insurers continue to retool products, distribution, and management talent, as they cope with ongoing market pressures.
February 24, 2020 - 26 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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ComplimentaryCommentary: Brexit Bells Ring For UK and EU Insurers
From an operational point of view, the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January, 2020 will have little immediate impact on AM Best-rated insurers in either the UK or EU.
January 30, 2020- 3 Pages   Access Report     
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Special Report: Updated Net Capital Charge Tables for ACIS/CIRT Reinsurance Transactions
AM Best releases 2nd semiannual ACIS/CIRT Net Capital Charge tables.
January 27, 2020 - 8 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: UK Non-Life Insurers Face Strong Competition and Claims Inflation
The 2019 results of UK Non-Life insurers will be hit by losses relating to the floods that affected Yorkshire and the Midlands.
January 15, 2020- 6 Pages   Access Report     
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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Panama Insurance
Outlook for Panamanian insurance market remains Stable but uncertainty surrounding trade protectionist policies causes concern.
December 13, 2019- 3 Pages   Access Report     
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Market Segment Report: Nonstandard Auto Writers Maintain Positive Momentum
Sustained positive momentum for PPNSA market through mid-year 2019 in terms of both premium growth and operating profitability.
December 10, 2019 - 15 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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Special Report: US Life/Annuity Insurers’ BBB Bond Exposures Continue to Grow
Since the financial crisis, the L/A segment has held the highest percentage of BBB securities, while the smaller exposures of the P/C and health segments have doubled.
November 25, 2019 - 7 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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