May 10th 2012 - Edison Investment Research today published a report on Beazley (BEZ.L, LSE:BEZ, LON:BEZ) entitled "Q1 Trading Update". In summary, the report says:
Beazley has made a positive start to the year. Compared with last year, the claims environment has been benign for industry natural catastrophe events and for the underlying book. Beazley’s 2011 catastrophe loss estimates also remain unchanged. Average premium rates across the book are up 2% and the 9% increase in gross premium written to date is in line with our full year expectation.
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