Commercial premiums may rise as insurers post losses

November 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);11/10/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p17
The article reports on the impact of the securities and real estate markets on commercial insurance premiums in the U.S. Various insurance company executives and analysts view problems in both markets as an indication of a trend in which premiums will increase or remain flat. Other key factors influencing this trend is the possibility of major mergers, as well as the sale or dismantling of American International Group Inc. The impact of the markets on homebuilders is discussed.


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