Rus News Journal

S &P: on September, 11th, 2001 insurers have lost $29 mlrd

the International rating agency Standard and Poor`s has corrected towards increase a damage put by acts of terrorism on September, 11th to insurance sector. Under the specified data, it has made 29 mlrd dollars.
as it is marked in report S &P, the sector restrahovanija on which share 59 % of all suffered losses (17 mlrd 110 million dollars are necessary) has most strongly suffered. Further follow sector of insurance of the property (35 %, 10 mlrd 150 million dollars) and life insurance (6 %, 1 mlrd 740 million dollars). New estimations on 10 mlrd dollars exceed the forecasts of experts made at once after acts of terrorism. However in November they have corrected the calculations to 26 mlrd dollars.
according to S &P, years will be necessary for the insurance companies to establish the definitive sum of losses as today only 20 % from 2,4 thousand families of victims have demanded payment of indemnifications. Therefore the insurance companies constantly reconsider the estimations towards increase. So, Munich Re recently has increased the size of a damage by 500 million dollars (to 2,7 mlrd dollars), and XL Capital - on 200 million dollars to 950 million dollars. Forecast S &P on a rating of insurance and secondary insurance in real estate sphere remains negative .