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Travelers reports combined ratio of 96% for Q1, net income of US$617 million

April 20, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Travelers Companies, Inc. has reported a combined ratio of 96% for the first quarter of 2017, up 3.7 points from 92.3% in the first quarter of last year. Net income for the first quarter of 2017 ending March 31

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RSA Group reports record 2016 underwriting profit of 380 million pounds and record combined ratio of 94.2%

February 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

RSA Group has reported a record Group underwriting profit of 380 million pounds for 2016 – up 73% from 220 million pounds in 2015 – and a record Group combined ratio of 94.2% compared to 96.9% in 2015. RSA also

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CNA Property & Casualty Operations combined ratio at 95.9% for full-year 2016

February 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

CNA Financial Corporation has reported a Property & Casualty Operations combined ratio for 2016 of 95.9%, similar to 95.4% for the 12 months ending Dec. 31 2015, and a combined ratio of 99.9% for the fourth quarter of 2016 ending

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Travelers’ net income up 9% in Q4 2016 to US$943 million

January 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Travelers Companies, Inc. has reported a net income of US$943 million for the fourth quarter of last year ending Dec. 31, 2016, up 9% from US$866 million in the prior-year quarter. Travelers released its financial results on Tuesday, noting

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Markel Corporation reports consolidated net written premiums of US$3.162 billion for first nine months of the year

November 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Glen Allen, Va.-based Markel Corporation reported on Tuesday consolidated net written premiums (NWP) for the nine months ending Sept. 30 of US$3.162 billion, up from US$3.023 billion in the same prior-year period. Of the consolidated NWP for the nine-month period,

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U.S. P&C insurers report US$1.5 billion net underwriting loss in first half of 2016

October 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Private property and casualty insurers in the United States reported a US$1.5 billion net underwriting loss in the first half of 2016 – the first year-to-date net underwriting loss in more than three years, according to ISO, a Verisk Analytics

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U.S. P&C insurance industry posts underwriting loss of US$2.3 billion in first half of 2016: A.M. Best

September 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The property and casualty insurance industry in the United States posted an underwriting loss of approximately US$2.3 billion and a 3.5% decline year-over-year in net investment income through the first six months of 2016, said a new A.M. Best Company

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Combined ratio for Aviva plc for Canada up 3.9 points to 95.8% in first half of 2016

August 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva plc has reported a general insurance combined ratio of 95.8% for Canada for the first six months of 2016, up 3.9 points from the H1 2015 combined ratio of 95.8%. In particular, the combined operating ratio for the first

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RSA Group reports $75 million net claims cost for Fort McMurray wildfire in 2016 interim results

August 6, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

RSA Insurance Group plc has reported a net claims cost of 39 million pounds – or $75 million – for the recent Fort McMurray wildfire and 35 million pounds for the United Kingdom and European floods in June in its

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Markel reports 3-point drop in combined ratio in Q2 2016 to 93%, US$25.3 million underwriting loss related to Fort McMurray wildfire

August 3, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Markel Corporation has reported a 3 point drop in its combined ratio for the second quarter of 2016 ending June 30, from 96% in Q2 2015 to 93% in the most recent quarter, despite a US$25.3 million underwriting loss related

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Combined ratio for AIG up 3.3% in Q2 2016 to 102.1%

August 3, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has reported a 3.3% deterioration in its combined ratio for the second quarter of 2016, from 98.8% in Q2 2015 to 102.1% in the most recent quarter, reflecting underwriting loss driven by higher catastrophe losses,

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P&C combined ratio improves one point to 97.4% for CNA Financial, net income at US$209 million for Q2 2016

August 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

CNA Financial Corporation has announced a one point improvement in its P&C combined ratio for the second quarter of 2016 ending June 30, from 98.4% last year to 97.4% in the most recent quarter. For the first six months of