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S&P: Industry Will Weather Early 2012 Tornado Outbreaks

Even though the 2012 tornado activity is already well above the year-to-date average for 2005-2011, Standard & Poor says the insurance and reinsurance industries should be able to sustain the losses, including the twisters that wreaked havoc on the Midwest.

“Insurance and reinsurance companies have barely caught their breath after sustaining more than $100 billion in catastrophe losses from 2011 global events, and they are already assessing this year’s damage from catastrophes,” says S&P in its March 15 Global Credit Portal.

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