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Reinsurers secure marine rate rises in 11th hour renewal

Adam McNestrie 9 January 2018

Reinsurers were able to achieve modest rate increases on loss-free marine accounts at 1 January despite a growing consensus that third quarter cat losses had fallen short of early fears.

A canvass of the market placed rate rises on loss-free London market marine treaties at around 2.5 to 5.0 percent, with most towards the upper end of this range and a small number below it.

However, as with most other markets, there was a widespread perception that the renewal softened...

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This article was published as part of issue January 2018/2

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