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FTSE 350: Rates look set to harden as catastrophe claims rise sharply

FTSE 350: Rates look set to harden as catastrophe claims rise sharply

After years of benign claims and softer premiums, non-life insurers have been hit with an estimated $136bn (£100bn) of claims following a string of natural catastrophes. US property lines, for example, are seeing premiums jacked up by between 10 per cent and 50 per cent, and in the market as a whole premiums are hardening.

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