TITLE

P&C Underwriting Gains Increased 21 % in First Quarter

AUTHOR(S)
Fine, Jacob
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32414, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides updates on the economic performance of property and casualty insurance industry in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2006. According to reports, the property and casualty insurers had an $8.4 billion net gain on underwriting during the period, which shows an increase of 20.8 percent from the same period of 2005. It was believed that the increase was due to a decline in weather-related catastrophe looses.
ACCESSION #
21463874

 

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