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Lloyd’s capacity grows to £32.3bn for 2018

Catrin Shi 22 December 2017

Anticipation of a harder market has led around half of all Lloyd's syndicates to pre-empt their stamp capacity for 2018, taking total Lloyd's capacity to £32.3bn ($43.2bn) for the year.

The Insurance Insider's annual stamp capacity survey found that overall capacity would grow by 6.2 percent - or £1.9bn - for the 2018 year of account.

This growth rate is less than the 10 percent recorded for the 2017 year, when a weakening sterling drove a surge in stamp capacity...

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