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Insurance industry officials still see hindrances in women’s pay and promotion opportunities and say they need men’s co-operation to move forward.
State-backed Indian insurers show average net premium leverage of 70%, according to AM Best.
Following a rush to ensure proper capitalisation for Solvency II, plus a low-interest rate environment, European insurers are increasingly relying on Tier 2 and Tier 3 capital debt issuance.
The downgraded Russian reinsurer said it no longer want not to be assessed by the ratings agency.
The sovereign risk heavy approach of other rating agencies is more appropriate to banking than insurers, according to AM Best.
Re/insurance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has grown in recent years, thanks to regulatory reform, according to the rating agency AM Best.
The ratings firm held a briefing to spell out what it sees as a source of flawed credit risk assumptions.
In 2015 the European Economic Area (EEA) accounted for some 11% of Lloyd's gross premium.
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