soft market


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Related to soft market: Negotiated Market, Narrow market
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Synonyms for soft market

a market in which more people want to sell than want to buy

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The City Council are therefore conducting a soft market testing exercise with regard to the formation of an Energy Service Company (ESCo).
All of this points to a continuing soft market for insurers.
Because market prices have been known to swing by upward of 50% in hard or soft markets, it's an ideal time for organizations to re-evaluate their total cost of risk.
Even if the soft market wanes in 2012, I doubt we'll see a reversal of this trend.
Program administrators, along with everyone else in the insurance markets, endured seven years of a soft market with declining prices and aggressive competition.
Before you can take full advantage of the soft market, you need to understand what your current policies do and do not cover.
This free webinar is designed to help insurers find ways to better face the challenges of a continuing soft market by dramatically reducing underwriting subsidies and unwanted risk retention through real-time predictive underwriting.
Prior Information Notice: Sussex and surrey police r&m contracts soft market test.
Commercial rates fell in December 2014 -- sending out warning signs for the return of a soft market -- while personal rates moderated during the same period, according to a recent report from MarketScout.
This soft market presents an excellent opportunity to clean your alternative risk transfer house.
There are signs the soft market may continue, courtesy of insurance brokerages, MarketScout reported.
Some analysts, who view the current soft market as a return to normalcy in light of the skyrocketing premiums following September 11 and the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons, predict that these policyholder-friendly conditions will continue for another 15 years.
In August 2004, the client's growing business enabled TCC to take advantage of a soft market and secure 93,000 s/f of contiguous space at 3 Times Square, equipped with the most advanced infrastructure technologies and enough room to accommodate expected growth at a steeply discounted rate.
Superior attributed the slowdown to a soft market and technical problems in the start-up of its new Fayetteville, Ark.
Additionally, increases in workers' compensation claim costs and continued soft market conditions adversely affected our results," said Frahm.