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Many polled Canadians aren’t researching options before buying financial products: LowestRates.ca survey

August 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

While Canadians may head online to compare prices on flights or when booking a hotel, most aren’t researching their options before buying financial products, according to a new survey from comparison site LowestRates.ca. The online survey, conducted last month by

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“Nearly all” U.K. drivers paying record amounts for car insurance: Association of British Insurers

July 10, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Drivers in nearly all age groups in the United Kingdom are paying record amounts for their car insurance and could face further increases unless the government takes action to reduce claims costs, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) warned recently.

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May 1, 2017 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

Technology is driving change in the vehicle manufacturing sector, prompting property and casualty insurers to consider how best to protect an already-pressured auto book. Will partnering with vehicle makers offer an opportunity to share the driver’s seat as highly automated and then autonomous vehicles take hold? Or will changing use patterns and battles over data relegate insurers to thumbing a ride?

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Car insurance premiums in the U.K. up 19% year-over-year, new study finds

July 11, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Motorists in the United Kingdom are facing the biggest annual price hikes in car insurance premiums in five years, with prices rising by £115 over the last 12 months, according to the latest Confused.com Car Insurance Price Index, powered by