Insurance Rates Continue to Rise

Average rate increases for commercial and personal insurance lines picked up steam in August, says MarketScout.

Average rate increases for commercial and personal insurance lines continued their upward push through August rising an additional point over the prior month, says MarketScout.

The Dallas-based electronic exchange’s property and casualty commercial insurance market barometer puts the composite rate for U.S.-based commercial risks up 5 percent for August. Rates stood up 4 percent for the months of May, June and July of this year.

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