Cautious optimism of a soft landing


Although rates remain almost universally soft, a sense of cautious optimism is entering the market with some chief executives forecasting a “soft landing” in 2016 where declines are not as severe as anticipated and not as steep as they were in 2014 and 2015, says Dennis Sugrue, director, insurance ratings at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P).

Dennis Sugrue, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P), North America, Asia-Pacific

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