Commentary on S&P’s “Resilient for Now: A second wave could eat into insurers’ capital” Article

Commentary on S&P’s “Resilient for Now: A second wave could eat into insurers’ capital” Article

S&P says insurer ratings resilient for now but potential pressure coming from erosion of capital buffers   S&P’s latest commentary on global insurance ratings continues the focus on COVID-19 as the current primary driver of ratings.  The headline message remains that most insurer ratings are still ‘resilient’ given the extent of capital buffers.  However, erosion of these is expected during the second half of 2020, as

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Rating agency (re)insurer COVID-19 driven actions differ very substantially (so far)

Rating agency (re)insurer COVID-19 driven actions differ very substantially (so far)

Ratings activity from the major agencies has differed very substantially in the first months of the pandemic’s global impact Stuart ShipperleeHead of Analytics Rowena PotterSenior Consultant Analyst Despite highly similar headline views on the main drivers of the credit rating impact of COVID-19 on (re)insurers, in practice rating

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