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Rate Increases Possible For Japan, But Market Turn A Question

A boat sits atop a building in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami which devastated a vast area of northeastern Pacific coast of Japan. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun)
A boat sits atop a building in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami which devastated a vast area of northeastern Pacific coast of Japan. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun)

NU Online News Service, March 23, 2:50 p.m. EDT

The long-term effects of Japan’s disaster on the insurance market remain unclear, but there are indications that some firming is taking place for risks in catastrophe-prone areas, say executives from insurance broker Aon Corp.

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