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Oct 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Life Company Mortgage Returns Dip in Second Quarter 2014

 Commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance companies returned 2.23 percent in second quarter 2014, down slightly from first quarter's...

Jul 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

Life Company Mortgage Returns Improve in First Quarter 2014

 Commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance companies posted a 2.43 percent total return in first quarter 2014, improving over fourth...

Mar 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Life Company Mortgage Returns Dip in Fourth Quarter 2013

Commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance companies posted a slight 0.38 percent total return in fourth quarter 2013, down from third...

Jan 10, 2014, 11:00 ET

Life Company Mortgage Returns Rebound in Third Quarter 2013

Commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance companies posted a 0.99 percent total return in third quarter 2013, an improvement over second...

Sep 24, 2013, 10:00 ET

Life Company Mortgage Returns Negative in Second Quarter 2013

 Returns on commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance companies fell 1.92 percent in second quarter 2013. The negative total return was...

Mar 21, 2013, 13:05 ET

Life Company Mortgages Post 7.48 Percent Return In 2012

 Commercial mortgage investments held by life insurance companies returned 7.48 percent in 2012. Fourth quarter's total return of 1.85 percent...

Jan 30, 2013, 10:15 ET

Life Company Mortgage Returns Up In Third Quarter 2012

 Private commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance companies generated a total return of 2.31 percent in the third quarter of 2012, an...

Oct 25, 2012, 09:00 ET

Commerical Mortgage Returns Steady In Second Quarter 2012

Private commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance posted a 1.56 percent total return in second quarter 2012. The gain matched the...

Jun 22, 2012, 09:00 ET

Commerical Mortgages Returns Lower in First Quarter 2012

Private commercial mortgage loans held by life insurance companies posted a 1.56 percent total return in first quarter 2012, down from fourth...

Apr 11, 2012, 09:00 ET

Commercial Mortgages Return 9.90% in 2011

 Commercial mortgage investments held by life insurance companies ended 2011 up 9.90% for the year, according to the LifeComps Commercial...

Sep 30, 2009, 11:32 ET

Private Mortgages Returns Improve in Second Quarter 2009

Private commercial mortgages held by life insurance companies delivered a 2.25% total return in second quarter 2009, the best quarterly...

Jul 08, 2009, 11:12 ET

Private Mortgage Returns Rebound in First Quarter 2009

Returns on private commercial mortgages held by life insurance companies rebounded into positive territory in first quarter 2009 after two...

Feb 20, 2009, 12:07 ET

Private Mortgage Returns Turn Negative in Third Quarter 2008

Following positive gains of 0.26 percent in second quarter 2008 and 0.82 percent in first quarter 2008, private commercial mortgages held by life...

Sep 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Private Mortgages Post Positive Second Quarter

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Private commercial mortgages held by life insurance companies posted a 0.26 percent total return for second...

Jun 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Private Mortgages Post Positive First Quarter

BOSTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Private commercial mortgages posted a 0.82% total return for first quarter 2008, according to actual cash flow...