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US Life/Annuity Rating Outlook Stable for 2016

A.M. Best Assistant Vice President Thomas Rosendale talks about a stable outlook affirmation for the U.S. life/annuity sector and the economic and regulatory uncertainties facing insurers in the coming year.
January 04, 2016

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