US life insurance outlook negative as COVID-19 uncertainty looms

17-03-2020

Ratings agencies are increasingly concerned about the significant volatility and uncertainty in the financial markets, as well as the impacts on the credit quality of life insurers, due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has exposed the industry to an increased mortality risk, and declines in the equity market and interest rates.


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