US Property-Casualty Assets Drop

Keane, Edward
October 2009
Best's Review;Oct2009, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p115
Trade Publication
The article reports on the sharp decline in the value of investment portfolios among property/casualty insurance firms in the U.S. for the year 2008, which reduced to 94.4% or 3.7 billion dollars as compared to 65.6 billion dollars in 2007. It mentions that the result was due to the severe and lengthened upheaval in the financial markets. It relates that the sector has been able to cope up amidst the tight market by investing conservatively and being well-diversified.


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