Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

HEARD ON THE STREET: Lloyd’s Descent Into the Maelstrom – WSJ.com

March 28, 2012 – Earthquakes “ate” Lloyd’s of London Profits for 2011: Lloyd’s of London can blame earthquakes for swallowing up its 2011 earnings. The global reinsurance market had a £516 million ($823 million) loss, its biggest since the 9/11 terrorist … Continue reading

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Gas Leak on Platform in North Sea Forces Evacuation – NYTimes.com

March 28, 2012 – A major gas leak on an offshore platform in the North Sea forced crews to evacuate it and other equipment in the area on Tuesday because of the risk of explosion, and ships and aircraft were … Continue reading

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