After four months of rate increases at 5 percent, pricing in the property/casualty market moderated in July, increasing by 4 percent. Personal lines rates increases slowed to plus-3 percent for July 2013 as compared to plus-4 percent for June.

“Without any catastrophic events, it is natural to see the market drift downward,” said Richard Kerr, MarketScout CEO andfFounder of the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC). “The market is quiet. Many underwriters, insurers and brokers are on holiday after securing their July 1 renewals. We will have a much better feel for where things are headed once the results are tabulated for September and October.”

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