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Cat bond bounce?

Japan’s earthquake and tsunami could revive interest as prices for reinsurance rise

By Kit R. Roane Shortly after the powerful earthquake struck Japan in March, Pete Vloedman stared at a satellite photo of Kesennuma, a once-vibrant Japanese fishing village. “Most of it’s gone,” he told his team at Anchor Risk Advisors, which invests in insurance-linked securities. A 9.0-magnitude tremor had unleashed a

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