Rates stabilising according to Brit boss

A statement from Brit said that as it had anticipated, the majority of its premium growth had come from Brit Global Markets which had an underlying increase of 14.7% to £565.9m (30 September 2006: £522.2m).

Business written by the reinsurance underwriting centre totalled £226.1m (30 September 2006: £236.8m), an underlying increase of 1.7%. Premiums written by Brit UK were £228.1m (30 September 2006: £219.3m), an underlying increase of 4.5% which, the statement said, reflected "the investment