Commercial insurance prices increased by a modest 3% in aggregate during
the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest Commercial
Lines Insurance Pricing Survey (CLIPS) conducted by global
professional services company Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW). These
results confirm the moderation in price increases that started in the
third quarter of 2013, following several quarters of increases over 6%.
The survey compares carriers’ pricing on policies underwritten during
the second quarter of 2014 to those underwritten in the same quarter of
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