Bloomberg reports that property-casualty insurers are battling a measure before Congress to tax income on municipal bonds. Here is the top of the article:
A few Aetna Inc. shareholders took the health insurer to task Friday morning during an annual meeting in Tampa, Fla., over the way it structures its board leadership, how it discloses political spending and the manner in which it ran the annual meeting.
The majority of shareholders, however, sided with Aetna’s board in supporting its [...]
On the heals of their annual stockholder meeting, Bloomberg is reporting that Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. may be looking to sell their Japanese annuity unit.
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., the insurance company pruning operations after an activist investor urged it to split up last year, hired Deutsche Bank AG to seek a [...]
Shareholders of The Hartford Financial Services Group voted to approve executives’ compensation, the board of directors and to appoint Deloitte & Touche as the company’s independent accounting firm.
Liability claims related to dog bites are getting more expensive, according to an analysis of claims data released Wednesday by the Insurance Information Institute and State Farm.
The number of dog-bite claims fell by 1.4 percent last year to 16,459 from 16,695 the year before, but the costs of settling dog-bite claims continued to rise, [...]
The first Connecticut health insurer to file proposed rates for health plans that will be sold on a public exchange, HealthyCT Inc. is requesting monthly rates ranging from $156 to $1,501 per person for small-group plans, according to regulatory documents.
Connecticut insurance regulators are still waiting — one week after a suggested deadline — for insurers to file proposed rates on health plans they intend to sell on the state’s public exchange later this year.
All health insurance plans are regulated by the state Insurance Department, which has the authority to approve, modify or deny [...]
Cigna Corp. reported stronger operating income as it grew membership in almost all lines of business, though net income was down on charges related to its run-off reinsurance business.
The nation’s largest life insurer, MetLife Inc., reported stronger operating earnings for the first quarter compared with last year as the company cut expenses, improved investment income and saw growth in new markets abroad.
I reported The Hartford’s earnings yesterday when they were released after the markets closed, and that story is here.
Sterne Agee analyst John Nadel says today in a note to investors:
Not only has HIG fully hedged its VA [variable annuity] equity and Fx exposure, declaring Talcott capital self-sufficient even under severe stress, but the [...]
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