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Market Segment Outlooks for Personal and Commercial Lines

AM Best also comments on COVID-19 economic risks for the U.S. life/annuity industry and the outlook for Peru’s insurance industry.
  • January 2021
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A selection of recent industry research:

 

Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Personal Lines

AM Best's stable outlook is based on the expectation that personal lines carriers will continue to respond appropriately to market challenges.

December 7, 2020 - 5 Pages

 

Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Life/Annuity

COVID-19 economic fallout creates greater risks for life/annuity insurers than do elevated morbidity and mortality.

December 7, 2020 - 5 Pages

 

Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Health

The U.S. health segment is in a strong position to navigate the complexities of the next year, despite the pandemic.

December 7, 2020 - 5 Pages

 

Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Commercial Lines

COVID-19 challenges are likely to continue for the U.S. commercial lines segment in 2021.

December 7, 2020 - 5 Pages

 

Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Global Reinsurance

The stable outlook is based on factors such as positive pricing momentum and favorable market dynamics, countered by greater uncertainty in reserve development.

December 7, 2020 - 6 Pages

 

Market Segment Report: Europe's Captive Segment Poised for Growth

Captives are poised to benefit from the response of the wider insurance industry to the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 30, 2020 - 12 Pages

 


AM Best Commentary

 

Commentary: Australia Business Interruption Test Case Raises More Questions Than Answers for Insurers

The latest Court of Appeal ruling leads to greater uncertainty for insurers' COVID-19 business interruption exposure.

November 25, 2020 - 4 Pages

 

Commentary: Peru Insurance: No Ratings Impact From President's Resignation

The outlook for the country's insurance industry remains at stable owing to sound capitalization.

November 13, 2020 - 2 Pages

 


Trending AM Best Research

 

Commentary: Retroactive Legislation, Social Inflation: Credit Negatives for Insurers

(October 12, 2020)

Special Report: Insurers and Reinsurers: Ignoring ESG Factors Poses Reputation Risk

(November 16, 2020)

Market Segment Report: Events of 2020 Impacting Nonstandard Auto Market Performance

(November 18, 2020)

 


Best's Insurance News &Analysis subscribers can download PDF copies of all Best's Special Reports, Best's Commentaries and Best's Market Segment Reports along with supporting spreadsheet data at www.ambest.com.


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