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A.M. Best is the leading provider of ratings, news, data, and financial information on the insurance industry. The site provides A.M. Best generated information on life and health insurance. The economy and related economic cycles drive the level of life and health insurance activity, revenue and income. Typical business dynamics such as competition, consumer demands and regulatory changes combined with economic forces have resulted in significant changes in the life and health insurance industry with changing risk profiles, market participants and products.

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The following sections outline the most recent coverage encompassing the life and health insurance industry from A.M. Best, including Best's Credit Ratings, Best's Review, BestWeek, Special Reports and news. For complete news coverage visit Bests NewsRoom or start your day with BestDay

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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Co-operative Life Limited:
Date: October 21, 2014    
A.M. Best to Participate in ACLI Senior Investment Managers Seminar 2014:
Date: October 21, 2014    
A.M. Best Places Ratings of Transamerica Life Canada and Canadian Premier Life Company Under Review With Developing Implications:
Date: October 17, 2014    
A.M. Best to Participate in 2014 SIR Annual Conference:
Date: October 17, 2014    
A.M. Best Special Report: U.S. Life/Health Companies Circle the Wagons Awaiting Higher Interest Rates:
Date: October 17, 2014    
IMAS Speaker Mike Boyd Explains How Farmers Insurance Company Combines Humor and a Sophisticated Strategy in Advertising:
Date: October 16, 2014    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Philadelphia Financial Group, Inc. and Its Insurance Subsidiaries:
Date: October 16, 2014    
A.M. Best Comments on Wilton Re Limited's Recent Acquisition Announcement:
Date: October 16, 2014    
A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Americo Life, Inc. and Its Core Subsidiary:
Date: October 15, 2014    

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China Drafts Rule on Sales of Non-Insurance Products by Insurers And Intermediaries:
Date: October 22, 2014    
Australian Regulator to Focus on Insurance Mis-selling:
Date: October 22, 2014    
Bermuda, India Storms Could Cost Insurers Up to Combined $700 Million:
Date: October 21, 2014    
RLI Corp. Adds Health Liability Division, Hires Former Torus VP to Lead New Operation:
Date: October 21, 2014    
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Reacting to the Environment:
Date: October 1, 2014    
Special Needs, Special Knowledge:
Date: October 1, 2014    
Is the Price Right?:
Date: October 1, 2014    

Industry Research (view more)

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Special Report: U.S. Life/Health Companies Circle the Wagons Awaiting Higher Interest Rates:
Date: October 16, 2014    
Special Report: German Insurers Resilient, But Continue to Face Headwinds:
Date: October 13, 2014    
Special Report: France's Insurance Market Rebounds Despite Ongoing Economic Weakness:
Date: October 13, 2014    
Special Report: Spain's Insurers Remain Profitable as Economy Shows Signs of Improvement :
Date: October 10, 2014    

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