Capital gains as a percentage of NPE, which slid from the 2004 high of 2.6 percent to a slight loss in 2007, experienced a sharp drop in 2008 to 14.4 percent. As respects the Bermuda Composite investment section, Bermuda companies were of course impacted by both realized and unrealized mark-to-market losses of both equity and fixed income securities. The Bermuda Composite posted realized and unrealized investment losses of USD4 billion and USD6 billion, respectively.
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