Storm clouds are gathering for home and car insurers in terms of competition, claims and regulation
Thursday 16 May 2019 Author: Ian Conway
Motor and home insurance stocks have generated significant returns for investors over the past decade with the FTSE All-Share non-life insurance index almost trebling between 2009 and the middle of 2018. However increased competition, rising claims – and the need to hold more capital to meet future claims – together with tighter regulation mean that the party may be coming to an end. While the sector pays attractive dividends,...