Shares of insurance brokers post strong gains as Barclays raises its view on the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of insurance brokers post strong gains as Barclays raises its view on the property-and-casualty insurance space to Overweight: "The insurance brokers are the best early cycle P&C stocks because most of the benefits of improved prices should improve earnings and margins." Barclays upgrades XL +4.7%, WSH +3%, AJG +2.2%, BRO +2.8%.