Japan CAT Update - Quake and tsunami losses hit 1Q results

June 2011
Asia Insurance Review;Jun2011, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effects of earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan on insurers. It is stated that the losses from the Japan earthquake and tsunami are now estimated to be 20 billion dollar to 39 billion dollars. Japanese non-life insurers have all been hard hit by the first quarter's catastrophe.


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