The national rating agency Expert RA confirmed the financial rating of INGOSSTRAKH at ruAAA, stable outlook. According to the Bank of Russia, in terms of GWP for 9 months of 2018 the insurer ranked 6th in the market.
For January-November 2018 MTPL average paid claim amounted to RUB 66,625 (13% less y-o-y). At that MTPL average premium for the same period decreased from RUB 5,809 to RUB 5,703, as the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI) informed.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Russian National Reinsurance Company's (RNRC) Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating at 'BBB-' with a Positive Outlook.
S&P Global Ratings today placed its 'BBB-' long-term issuer credit and financial strength ratings on Russia-based insurers OJSC SOGAZ and VTB Insurance on CreditWatch with developing implications.
The Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) has signed a one-year agreement with a local unit of London-based insurance broker Aon Plc that will allow RNRC to reinsure risks for up to RUB 10 billion (EUR 149 million), Reuters reports.
According to the Bank of Russia data, for 9 months this year insurers with foreign participation generated GWP in the amount of RUB 206.4 billion, which is almost equal to 19% of the total market premiums for the period.
For 9 months this year Russian insurers generated GWP in the amount of RUB 1.093 trillion (+13.65% y-o-y). In European currency, due to significant depreciation of the local currency against euro, the market growth looks much more moderate - only 2.05%, according the Bank of Russia data.
According to the statistical data published by the Bank of Russia, GWP of property insurance for 3Q this year amounted to RUB 273.8 billion (+2.3% y-o-y), while paid claims reached RUB 107.3 billion (+1.5%). The share of paid claims in premiums remained the same as a year ago (39.2%).
Based on the report on financial stability for the 2nd and 3rd quarters, prepared by the Bank of Russia, MTPL combined ratio dropped to 79.2% (vs 119.9% a year ago).
The Regulation providing for the expansion of the base MTPL tariffs by 20% up and down was approved by the Bank of Russia, ASN reported. The new tariff corridor will be within RUB 2,746 - 4,942 (instead of the existing RUB 3,432 - 4,118).
According to the financial results as of the end of the 3rd quarter, the return on equity of TOP-5 Russian insurers amounted to 40.6%, the report on financial stability prepared by the Bank of Russia shows.
The XVII Annual November Business Meetings (NBM) for Reinsurers took place on November 21-22, 2018 in Moscow in the Modern Business Center located in the historic building in the very center of Moscow, according to the post release of the Delovoy Format Group.
Claims paid to farmers in 1H2018 reached RUB 706 million, while only 625 thousand hectares out of the total volume of 1.2 million hectares affected by natural disasters were covered by insurance, informed Korney BIJDOV at the annual forum "Insurance business during the era of changes", on October 30, 2018 in Moscow.
According to the Deputy executive director of the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), Sergey EFREMOV, as of now the share of replacement in kind in MTPL is below 15-20%.
The national agency Expert RA confirmed the rating of VTB Insurance at ruAAA with stable forecast followed 100% sale of VTB Insurance to SOGAZ in November 2018, ASN wrote.
According to the preliminary data for 9 months this year, provided by the All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA), Russian life insurers generated GWP in the amount of RUB 342.6 billion (+36% y-o-y).
Net profit of RESO-Garantia from January to September this year increased by 18% y-o-y and amounted to RUB 16.2 billion, as announced by the insurer.
According to preliminary data of the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), for the first 9 months of this year MTPL GWP amounted to RUB 167.16 billion, which is almost the same level as a year ago.