Ian Guider's Market Talk

A return to profitability for insurance companies will not necessarily see a reduction in the cost of premiums

26th February, 2017
FBD chief executive Fiona Muldoon Pic: Maura Hickey

Insurance moves in cycles and over the last number of years the country has been suffering from one of the most difficult periods the industry has faced. The pain of that has been shared between the consumer, in the form of greatly increased prices, and by insurers who have gone through years of losses, but some of their woes have been very much self inflicted.

The surge in motor insurance premiums has been blamed on...

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