Investments should boost P/C insurers' Q2 earnings

07/13/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

Fat investment returns and lean claim costs are expected to boost the earnings of property/casualty insurance firms in the second quarter, enabling them to recover from earlier losses, analysts reported. Although the sector expected investment results to improve during the period, not all insurers will post increased earnings because of poor underwriting prospects, industry experts explained.

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