Berkshire Hathaway Inc. posted its biggest weekly gain in 14 months after Chairman Warren Buffett told investors that the true value of his company has been rising faster than accounting metrics suggest.
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. , PartnerRe Ltd. and Everest Re Group Ltd. may beat the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index next month, based on past returns of reinsurers at the height of the Atlantic storm season, Barclays Plc said.
Ace Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Evan Greenberg, who typically shunned share repurchases as he focused on expansion and buyouts, said the authorization of additional buybacks won’t halt his commitment to growth.
Warren Buffett ’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. may report that the value of its equity portfolio rose by $6.3 billion in the last three months of 2010 as holdings in Wells Fargo & Co. and Coca-Cola Co. rallied, Barclays Plc said.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., owner of the biggest U.S.-based reinsurer, may be spared designation as a systemically important financial institution, said Jay Gelb, an analyst at Barclays Plc.
American International Group Inc., which has been unable to complete the sale of its jet-leasing business to a group of Chinese bidders, is now in talks to sell that unit to AerCap Holdings NV, people with knowledge of the matter said.