By the Numbers

November 2009
Best's Review;Nov2009, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p12
Trade Publication
The article presents Special Reports from A.M. Best Co. Inc. The regulatory data for the first-half of 2009 suggests for the categorization of 505 U.S. commercial banking institutions as troubled institutions. A rate of 26.5% is accounted for by mutuals in global insurance premiums for 2008 as compared to 25.2% in 2007. The global recession will be weathered by the non-life insurance industry of Europe.


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