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Nigerian Insurance Fundamentals Remain Favourable

Fitch Ratings says it expects the Nigerian insurance market to return to real gross written premium (GWP) growth in 2018 as favourable fundamentals support long-term development. The insurance industry in Nigeria declined in real terms in 2016 as high inflation eroded modest nominal GWP growth...

Cost Focus, Capital Drive Stable Dutch Insurance Outlook

Dutch insurers are well positioned to cope with the pressures of low interest rates and limited organic growth in 2018 because of their strong capital positions and improving operating efficiency, Fitch Ratings says. This is reflected in our Stable Outlook for the sector as a whole in the coming year...