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Commentary: P/C Insurers Return $8.5 Billion in Premiums Through June 30, 2020
Affected lines include auto-related coverage—the most prevalent—as well as general liability, workers compensation, event cancelation, and inland marine.
October 20, 2020- 9 Pages   Access Report     
Market Segment Report: Southeast Asian Reinsurers Look to Life and Health for Growth
The life and health segment holds opportunities for Southeast Asian reinsurers amid persistent underwriting challenges.
October 19, 2020- 7 Pages   Access Report     
Commentary: Strong Brands the Likely Winners of UK Insurance Pricing Review
UK personal lines insurers will need to adjust their pricing models in response to the regulator's proposed remedies surrounding the pricing of policies for renewing customers.
October 14, 2020- 4 Pages   Access Report     
Special Report: Despite Pandemic, Health Insurers Report Record Profits in 2Q 2020
A decline in office visits and delayed procedures drove the segment’s record second-quarter results.
October 13, 2020 - 6 Pages     Access Report     (Data Available)     
Commentary: LIBOR Transition Poses Operational and Legal Challenges for Insurers
The transition from LIBOR will affect both sides of insurers’ balance sheets.
October 13, 2020- 5 Pages   Access Report     
Commentary: Retroactive Legislation, Social Inflation: Credit Negatives for Insurers
COVID-19 is highlighting the protection gap for a systemic risk.
October 12, 2020- 5 Pages   Access Report     
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Indonesia Non-Life Insurance
Despite a bleak macroeconomic outlook, Indonesia's non-life segment is well-diversified and underpinned by solid capitalization.
October 09, 2020- 8 Pages   Access Report     
Commentary: Hurricane Delta Tests Gulf Coast Communities, Insurers
Gulf Coast storm surge, inland flooding are main concerns as Hurricane Delta approaches landfall.
October 09, 2020- 4 Pages   Access Report     
Special Report: COVID-19 Adds to Challenges for Bahrain’s Fragmented Insurance Market
Bahraini insurers’ performance is heavily influenced by investment results and prone to volatility driven by financial market movements.
October 08, 2020- 14 Pages   Access Report     
Commentary: Hurricane Delta Makes First Landfall in Yucatan Peninsula
Category 2 storm hits southeastern coast of Mexico.
October 07, 2020- 2 Pages   Access Report    Translation Available   Spanish
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