Commercial Property

November 2008
Best's Review;Nov2008 Guide to Understanding Insu, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports on the market performance of the commercial property insurance companies in Canada. The insurers saw a premium growth of 1.1% in 2007, which is being reflected in lower earned premiums. It is analyzed that the rate of increase in incurred claims is outpacing growth in earned premium.


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