Fitch: Commercial Lines Outlook Uncertain

NU Online News Service, Jan. 15, 11:31 a.m. EST?Fitch Ratings said today that the commercial line and reinsurance sectors of the U.S. property-casualty insurance industry would face greater uncertainty than personal lines in the coming year.

In its outlook report released today, the New York-based credit rating agency highlighted questions concerning the sectors' profitability and reserves. Fitch also announced its outlooks are unchanged from the previous year: "Negative" for the commercial lines and reinsurance segments and "Stable" for the personal lines segment.

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