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MARKET SEGMENT REPORT | DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS LIABILITY INSURANCE
Market Segment Report: US D&O: Not Out of the Woods Yet Despite What Declining Rates Imply
In light of the fall in rates due to an influx of capacity and a decline in IPOs, AM Best is skeptical about rate adequacy and how reserves on claims from prior accident years will develop.
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March 04, 2024 - 7 Pages
MARKET SEGMENT REPORT | DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS LIABILITY INSURANCE
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
AM Best has assigned a Negative outlook for the segment due to a variety of market dynamics.
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March 04, 2024 - 4 Pages
MARKET SEGMENT REPORT | HEALTH INSURERS
Market Segment Report: US Health Insurers Expected to Remain Resilient amid Challenges in 2024
The US health segment is likely to thrive in 2024, despite a number of headwinds.
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February 29, 2024 - 19 Pages
SPECIAL REPORT | ASSET MANAGEMENT
Special Report: Growing Number of Life/Health Insurers Outsourcing Investment Management
Insurers continue to appreciate the cost/benefit improvements from outsourcing investment management.
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February 26, 2024 - 5 Pages
COMMENTARY | AFRICA
Commentary: Impact on (Re)Insurance Markets Likely Limited Amid Heightened Political Tension in West Africa
While political upheaval in West Africa is unlikely to significantly affect the levels of demand for insurance, larger commercial risks will still require reinsurance.
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February 22, 2024 - 5 Pages
SPECIAL REPORT | SOUTH KOREA
Special Report: Implementation of K-ICS Continues To Pressure South Korean Insurers’ Capital Management
The more stringent risk measurement resulted in a decline in the industry’s average solvency ratio, although the magnitude of drop was smaller than initially expected.
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February 19, 2024 - 5 Pages
COMMENTARY | REINSURANCE
Commentary: Despite Heightened Risks, Casualty Reinsurance Renewals See Modest Price Changes
Recent reserve strengthening actions highlight latent risks in the form of economic and social inflation and mass torts in casualty lines.
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February 15, 2024 - 3 Pages
SPECIAL REPORT | UNITED STATES
Special Report: US Economy: Soft Landing May Experience a Bumpy Road
The economy performed well in 2023, but there are signs of a potential slowdown ahead.
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February 12, 2024 - 12 Pages
MARKET SEGMENT REPORT | MARINE
Market Segment Report: P&I Clubs: Improving Underwriting Results but Further General Increases Needed to Keep Up With Inflation
AM Best considers the level of general increases necessary for clubs to maintain the breakeven underwriting results seen in 2022/23.
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February 12, 2024 - 10 Pages
SPECIAL REPORT | REINSURANCE
Special Report: Updated Net Capital Charge Tables for ACIS/CIRT Reinsurance Transactions
Update to our semiannual ACIS/CIRT net capital charge tables.
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February 06, 2024 - 9 Pages
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