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BBG AMER INSURANCE INDEX
The Bloomberg Americas Insurance Index is a capitalization-weighted index of theleading insurance stocks in the North, South, and Central American region. The index was developed with a base value of 100 as of December 31, 1998. The parent index is BWORLDUS.
President Barack Obama appealed to uninsured Americans to sign up for medical coverage before a March 31 deadline while his administration said 4.2 million people had enrolled in health plans through February.
Prudential Plc, the U.K.’s biggest insurer by market value, reported earnings that beat analysts’ estimates, raised its dividend 15 percent and said it reached its final target to double profit in Asia.