BNamericas takes a comprehensive look at the data and the players of the insurance sector in one of Latin America's biggest economies.
Premiums in the Brazilian insurance industry are set to grow this year, despite the still volatile economic and political scenario, although by less than previously expected.
Morgan Stanley analysts see high-end estimates of Maria's storm damage putting considerable pressure on reinsurers to raise prices. Dominica PM in talks with World Bank for loans and aid.
Mandatory traffic accident insurance regulations are set to go into force as pension fund managers warn of pensions burden on the state.
With the long process of damage assessment underway, early insured loss estimates continue to widely vary, but S&P sees Mexican insurers as having the necessary liquidity to handle the recent string of disasters.
Both Dominica and Puerto Rico face years-long recovery efforts following the impact of Hurricane Maria, as the scope of devastation on the islands comes into focus.