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Best's Special Reports, Best's Commentaries and Best's Market Segment Reports provide valuable information and insights on current trends and issues within the insurance industry and incorporate AM Best's exclusive research and analysis.

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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Scrutiny of Management Approach Increases as London Cyber Insurance Market Grows
A growing cyber book could present a risk to a (re)insurer’s financial strength if not managed appropriately.
March 02, 2020- 8 Pages   Access Report     
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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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ComplimentarySpecial Report: Profits Continue to Rise for National Insurers in the United Arab Emirates
Net profits for UAE insurers have been strong over the last few years, however a number of factors could dampen future technical profitability.
February 27, 2020- 6 Pages   Access Report     
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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Peru Insurance
Our Stable outlook for Peru is based on solid macroeconomic factors that could drive further insurance industry growth.
February 27, 2020- 3 Pages   Access Report    Translation Available   Spanish
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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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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Colombia
Our outlook is Stable, as the country’s insurance market has benefited from positive economic trends in 2019.
February 24, 2020- 3 Pages   Access Report    Translation Available   Spanish
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Market Segment Report: Expanding Risk Exposures Present D&O Insurers with Significant New Challenges
Escalating litigation and regulatory risks, as well as new event-driven exposures, pose significant challenges to the D&O segment.
February 24, 2020 - 10 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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ComplimentarySpecial Report: EMEA Insurance Market Ratings: Reviewing the Impact of Best’s Credit Rating Methodology
Ratings of AM Best-rated (re)insurance groups in EMEA have shown stability over the past year. Despite a marginal decline in the population's balance sheet strength assessment, AM Best considers that robust balance sheets are a strength for rated (re)insurance groups.
February 21, 2020- 15 Pages   Access Report     
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