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Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Personal Lines : Robust capitalization, underwriting actions, and accelerated adoption of technology support the segment’s Stable outlook.
Date: December 1, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Commercial Property: Strong risk-adjusted capital and ongoing rate increases are among the factors supporting the change in the outlook for the commercial property line to Stable.
Date: November 30, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Workers' Compensation: Our outlook for the workers’ compensation line has moved to Stable, in light of the unexpectedly muted impacted of the COVID-19 pandemic and the segment’s solid risk-adjusted capitalization, among other factors.
Date: November 24, 2021    
2021 Best's Rankings: Largest U.S. Title Insurers – 2021 Edition: Ranked by 2020 gross premiums written.
Date: November 19, 2021    
2021 Best's Rankings: U.S. Fire and Allied Lines — Top Writers by State, Canada and U.S. Territories — 2021 Edition: Ranked by 2020 direct premiums written.
Date: November 19, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Myriad Factors Unsettling the US Private Passenger Auto Insurance Market: A number of factors are likely to create headwinds that will pressure auto insurers’ results through the end of 2021 and well into 2022.
Date: November 18, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Inflation and Loss Severity Counteract Tailwind from Pandemic Recovery for Nonstandard Auto Insurers: Premium growth could decelerate, as recent positive trends dissipate and results worsen.
Date: November 15, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Insurers’ A&E Incurred Losses Still Declining; Funding Remains on Target: AM Best’s estimates remain on target: $100 billion for asbestos and $46 billion for environmental.
Date: November 11, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Near-Term Profitability Still Elusive for US Commercial Auto Writers: Underwriting losses reflect the impact of a variety of factors and adverse loss trends, some of which have intensified significantly.
Date: November 8, 2021    
Special Report: Navigating the NAIC’s New Risk-Based Capital Factors: Insurers adjust as new RBC factors take effect.
Date: November 1, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Argentina Insurance: Our outlook for Argentina’s insurance industry remains Negative, as a high debt burden and upcoming November elections add to the country’s many challenges.
Date: October 29, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Panama Insurance: Panama’s insurance outlook remains at Negative, owing to a number of significant challenges.
Date: October 26, 2021    
2021 Best's Rankings: Top 50 U.S. Workers’ Compensation Insurers – 2021 Edition: Ranked by 2020 direct premiums written.
Date: October 22, 2021    
2021 Best's Rankings: U.S. Homeowners Multiple Peril - Top Writers by State, Canada and U.S. Territories - 2020 – 2021 Edition: Ranked by 2020 direct premiums written.
Date: October 22, 2021    
2021 Best's Rankings: U.S. Homeowners Multiple Peril - 2020 Top Writers – 2021 Edition: Ranked by 2020 direct premiums written.
Date: October 22, 2021    
2021 Best’s Rankings: U.S. Fire and Allied - Industry’s Direct Premiums Written Increased 12.3%: This Best’s Ranking report presents the top 100 U.S. fire and allied writers as ranked by 2020 direct premiums written.
Date: October 8, 2021    
2021 Best’s Rankings: U.S. Inland Marine - Industry’s Direct Premiums Written Decreased 1.9% : This Best’s Ranking report presents the top 100 inland marine writers as ranked by 2020 direct premiums written.
Date: October 8, 2021    
2021 Best’s Rankings: U.S. Ocean Marine - Industry’s Direct Premiums Written Increased 5.8%: This Best’s Ranking report presents the top U.S. ocean marine writers as ranked by 2020 direct premiums written.
Date: October 8, 2021    
Market Segment Outlook: US Private Mortgage Insurers: The outlook for the US private mortgage insurance market segment has moved to Stable from Negative, owing to the economic recovery and the strength of the housing market, among other factors.
Date: October 6, 2021    
Market Segment Report: Robust Housing Market Drives Historic Title Performance: Title insurance market remains robust through pandemic lockdowns and related economic slowdowns
Date: October 5, 2021    
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