NU Online News Service, Dec. 6, 1:34 p.m. EST

The lack of hurricanes making U.S. landfall this season is credit positive for reinsurers, according to Moody’s Investors Service, as 2010 experienced worldwide natural catastrophe losses about in line with the average over the last 20 years.

Moody’s said the lack of hurricanes hitting the U.S. will support the 2010 underwriting results of firms that have otherwise experienced significant catastrophe losses elsewhere in the world, including European Windstorm Xynthia and earthquakes in Chile and New Zealand.

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