Fitch Ratings predicts fall in insurer profitability in 2020

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The outlook for UK home and motor insurers in 2020 is negative due to a high claims inflation and a weak pricing environment, according to Fitch Ratings.

The credit rating agency stated that it expected these factors to lead to a fall in insurer’s underwriting profitability.

In addition, it warned that regulatory measures to reform pricing practices could impact profitability and “put significant strain” on insurers’ business models.

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In October, the Financial Conduct Authority

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