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PCS: $11B for Sandy Losses, but Estimate Expected to Rise

A worker enters the Heartland Brewery at New York's South Street Seaport, as bags of garbage from the Superstorm Sandy cleanup sit out front. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
A worker enters the Heartland Brewery at New York's South Street Seaport, as bags of garbage from the Superstorm Sandy cleanup sit out front. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Editor's note: As PCS estimates insured losses at $11 billion, catastrophe modeler AIR Worldwide has revised its insured-loss estimate upward to between $16 billion and $22 billion. AIR's previous estimate was between $7 billion and $15 billion.

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S data aggregator Property Claims Service (PCS) is putting insured losses from superstorm Sandy at $11 billion, which currently leaves catastrophe bond investors safe from losses - but experts say the figure is likely to rise.

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