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Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: UK Non-Life Insurance
The underlying technical performance of the UK non-life insurance market remains relatively weak.
April 06, 2021- 5 Pages   Access Report     
Special Report: Low Interest Rates Reinforce Long-Term Drop in Insurer DB Plans
Before Use of DB plans remains low as plan terminations rise.
April 05, 2021 - 5 Pages     Access Report     (Data Available)     
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Gulf Cooperation Council Insurance
Weaker economic fundamentals mean that insurers in the Gulf Cooperation Council segments face reduced consumer demand for insurance products.
March 31, 2021- 6 Pages   Access Report     
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: London Market Insurance
A focus on underwriting discipline and exposure management, as well as specialty underwriting expertise, has positioned the London Market to withstand market challenges.
March 30, 2021- 5 Pages   Access Report     
Special Report: COVID Brings Yet More Challenges to Latin America
Before COVID, the region already faced difficulties— among them, political instability and worsening inequality.
March 29, 2021- 17 Pages   Access Report     
Market Segment Report: Malaysia Non-Life Insurers Maintain Underwriting Discipline Amid Market Challenges
Non-life companies remain resilient while grappling with the impact of the ongoing pandemic and other market challenges.
March 29, 2021- 8 Pages   Access Report     
Commentary: US Life Insurance Products to Change in Reaction to New 7702 Tax Rules
New interest rate assumptions change the definition of life insurance, allowing higher premium limits.
March 29, 2021- 3 Pages   Access Report     
Commentary: Australia: March Floods Raise General Insurers' Natural Catastrophe Burden
Recent floods to dampen near-term earnings and further elevate the industry’s loss burden from natural catastrophe events.
March 29, 2021- 3 Pages   Access Report     
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Supplemental Health Insurance
Top-line pressured but favorable earnings support Stable outlook for supplemental health segment.
March 26, 2021- 3 Pages   Access Report     
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Long-Term Care Insurance
Carriers continue to face challenges on the legacy LTC business.
March 26, 2021- 3 Pages   Access Report     
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