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Monday, March 18, 2013

Fitch: Property/Casualty Insurer Profit Up; Reinsurers Recover

Fitch ratingsProperty/casualty insurers' operating profits improved in 2012, driven by reduced incurred losses from natural catastrophes and core loss ratio improvements from recent underwriting and

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BP Asks Payments Be Suspended to Some Businesses Hurt by Spill

BP oil spillBP PLC (BP) filed a motion in federal court Friday seeking to hold off on paying certain claims until resolution of a dispute over how to calculate how much money to award businesses claiming damage from the oil company's 2010 Macondo

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The Navigators Group Heading for Connecticut in Corporate Headquarters Move

NavigatorsThe Navigators Group, a specialty insurance holding company, confirmed Friday it plans to move its corporate headquarters from New York to Stamford, promising to add 200 jobs in Connecticut within the next five years.

The publicly traded firm is the latest recipient of state aid under the so-called First...

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Indiana Crop Insurance Payouts Could Pass $1 Billion

Crop insurance in IndianaIndiana farmers so far have received more than $1 billion in crop insurance payments from losses last year when drought ravaged crops throughout the state. The payouts are double the previous record.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that as of Monday (March 11), insurance...

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Employees Enrolling in Nation's Largest Private Health Exchange Show Choice and Control Drives Satisfaction

AonEnrollment results from the industry's largest private health care exchange indicate that when given more choice and control, employees become more engaged and invested in selecting their health benefits. This is according to a new analysis from Aon Hewitt, the global human res...

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The Hartford Begins Debt Reduction Plan

The HartfordThe Hartford commenced the debt reduction component of its previously announced capital management plan with the launch of cash tender offers for an aggregate principal amount of $800 million of senior debt.

According to a release, as part of this plan, the company expects to reduce its ...

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Donard Reilly Joins New Empire Group, Ltd.

New Empire GroupNew Empire Group is pleased to announce that Inland Marine Specialist Donard Reilly has joined the company as a senior vice president and will head the newly-formed Inland Marine Department.

Donard brings over 25 years of inland m...

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