Non-life insurers have recorded around 12 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth in gross
Non-life insurers have recorded around 12 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth in gross premiums underwritten in December. This comes after low single-digit growth in November and contraction in September and October.
In December, non-life insurers — that include general insurers, standalone health insurers and specialised PSU insurers — reported gross premium underwritten to the tune of Rs 17,935.97 crore, compared to Rs 16,048.86 crore in the same period last year. In November, they had reported a 2.7 per cent growth in premium, while in October and September, premiums earned declined 0.41 per cent and 4.41 per cent, respectively.
While general insurers, 25 in total, collected Rs 15,491.12 crore premium in December this year, up 10.59 per cent YoY, the standalone health insurer’s premium went up more than 5 per cent in the same period over last year.
In December, among state-owned insurers, New India Assurance and National Insurance Company were in the green with 16.02 per cent and 42.10 per cent premium…