P&C Insurance Economics 103.1: P&C Insurance, inflation and higher rates

P&C and especially Auto insurance companies’ earnings get pressured by higher combined ratios driven by claims inflation. As some central banks raise interest rates to tackle inflation forward investment returns support earnings and returns on equity. Higher investment income might increase competition and pressure underwriting margins further.  …

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Quicky on Fire Rock Hold. (1909 HK) – interesting year end ahead!

I recently (March 2020 😀 ) run a stock screener on high returns on equity or RoE (and some other metrics: net cash, P/E, yield it was, I believe) and ended up with a list of a few hundred company names. I quickly read through the first about one hundred names and noted ten stock tickers to take a further look. Frome these ten, I already knew four ticker symbols.

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