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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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ComplimentarySpecial Report: Latin America: Economic and Political Risks May Subside in 2020
Latin America has experienced several headwinds in recent years owing to a number of factors, but the region's economies may rebound somewhat in 2020, which could lead to growth for the insurance industry.
January 14, 2020- 14 Pages   Access Report     
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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Brazil Reinsurance
Our outlook remains at Negative, although conditions in the country appear to be improving.
January 06, 2020- 3 Pages   Access Report    Translation Available   Portuguese
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Market Segment Report: Declining Rates Could Threaten Profitability of Workers’ Compensation Line
The workers’ compensation line remains a profitable one, although heightened competition, in addition to declining average rates, could dampen results.
December 20, 2019 - 26 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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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    Translation Available   Spanish
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Special Report: US Medicare Supplement – A Growth Segment
The segment is highly concentrated, and much of the line’s growth has thus far been driven by the top players.
December 11, 2019 - 8 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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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: 2018 US Property/Casualty Impairments Update
Eleven impairments occurred in 2018.
December 09, 2019 - 14 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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Special Report: 2018 US Life/Health Impairments Update
Only two companies became impaired in 2018.
December 09, 2019 - 13 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
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ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Personal Lines
Lower cats and underwriting actions further strengthen risk-adjusted capitalization.
December 05, 2019- 4 Pages   Access Report     
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