Conning Research & Consulting News

P/C Insurers’ Loss Reserves Continue to Surprise Analysts

Analysts at two rating agencies, Fitch and Moody’s, believe property/casualty insurers’ prior-year loss reserve takedowns will continue to outpace reserve additions in 2013. The analysts spoke about P/C industry reserving trends as they reviewed their year-end outlooks and 2013 forecasts …

Conning: P/C Premiums to Grow 3-4% in 2012

Property/casualty insurers are facing a difficult environment in 2012, according to a forecast from analysts at a Hartford insurance consulting firm. The difficult environment will include volatility in the economy, the underwriting cycle, and catastrophe management, combined with low investment …

P/C Premium Growth Not Enough for Market Turnaround: Conning

The property/casualty insurance industry can expect premium growth of between 3 and 4 percent in 2011, and about 5 percent for the following two years, according to a forecast from analysts at Conning Research & Consulting. Premium growth rates for …