Kenney Ratio

Definition of "Kenney ratio"

Eve Jones
  Harry Norman Realtors

Proposal by Roger Kenney, an insurance journalist, that in order to maintain the solvency of a property and casualty insurance company, insurance premiums written should not exceed more than twice the company's surplus and capital. This historical measure is used by regulators to determine a property and casualty company's capacity to make claim payments while maintaining its solvency.

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