Insurance - S&P Industry Surveys

Insurance

Insurance - S&P Industry Surveys
Insurance
Published Jan 11, 2018
58 pages — Published Jan 11, 2018
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...Most segments of the insurance industry are starting 2018 at an inflection point. Property-casualty insurers will soon be reporting fourth quarter 2017 results and for many, record breaking catastrophe losses will hurt profitability. However, most p-c insurers have adequate capital levels to withstand these losses, which should help propel premium rates upward, particularly in storm- ravaged areas. Reinsurers, however, are not faring as well. The January 2018 policy renewal season is kicking off and early indications are that the industry remains awash in excess capacity, which is preventing premium rates from rising very much. Life insurers enter 2018 with a mixed set of circumstances. They are set to benefit from a still buoyant economy and labor market, which should continue to drive demand for savings and retirement products, while a rising interest rate environment should help margins in spreads-based businesses, like annuities. However, ongoing regulatory uncertainty has dampened...

  
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S&P Industry Surveys—Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys track more than 50 North American industries. Each report is authored by a Standard & Poor's industry research analyst and includes information about the current industry environment, industry trends, key industry ratios and statistics, how to analyze a company, a glossary of terms and a comparative company financial analysis.

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S&P Industry Surveys. "Insurance" Jan 11, 2018. Alacra Store. Jan 22, 2018. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/S-P-Industry-Surveys/Insurance-2149-42>
  
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S&P Industry Surveys. (2018). Insurance Jan 11, 2018. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Jan 22, 2018 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/S-P-Industry-Surveys/Insurance-2149-42>
  
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