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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited T.FFH

Sector: Financial Services | Sub-Sector: Insurance - Property & Casualty
Alternate Symbol(s):  T.FFH.U| T.FFH.PR.C| T.FFH.PR.E| T.FFH.PR.G| T.FFH.PR.I| T.FFH.PR.K| T.FFH.PR.D| T.FFH.PR.M| T.FFH.PR.F

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd is a financial services holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.
Price: $630.74 | Change: $-8.26 | %Change: -1.29%
Volume: 41,942 | Day High/Low: 639.00/624.10 | 52 Week High/Low: 739.00/490.00
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RE:RE:Greece

I'm not worried about Greece at all in regard to share price. Fairfax has a very diversified portfolio.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:Greece

Thanks slithey, although I can't say that this news made my day. It looks like both Fairfax and Brookfield bought into Eurobank Ergasias. Can we still say that's where the smart money went?  rate and reply
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RE:Greece

Bttmfischer, Yes indeed the Reuter's story goes on: Fairfax last year became a key player in the bailout of one of Greece's largest lenders, Eurobank Ergasias, after it bought a 13.6 percent stake in...read more
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Greece

There must be some finanacial involvement with Greece by Fairfax. The Globe&Mail  reported "Fairfax CEO urges EU to have this crisis resolved." Question is how much are we(shareholders) risking to...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:preferred share prices

It should have read LOANED. i must have typed too fast.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:preferred share prices

Now that you mention the Greek conundrum, I just wonder if Fairfax load any money to Greek banks, like Brookfield did. Does anyone know for cerain?  rate and reply
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RE:RE:preferred share prices

Thanks. Yes the rate will reset in a couple of years, and if current interest rates hold it will reset to rates similar to current 3.2% return preferreds that are going for around $25. So this can't...read more
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Prem met with Greek Prime Minster Alexis Tsipras

Prem had a private meeting on Monday with the Greek Prime Minister. Prem certainly has global connections in the political arena. Cheers  rate and reply
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RE:preferred share prices

It's because they are a rate reset preferred.  rate and reply
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RE:Fairfax Executives Under Investigation....

This investigation was announced in late july 2014 by Fairfax. I'm not concerned at all as the share price has outperformed since then.  This investigation will probably be dropped or at worse Fairfax...read more
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Fairfax Executives Under Investigation....

Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX:FFH) has confirmed that the company and two senior executives are under investigation by Quebec's securities regulator for alleged insider trading involving wood...read more
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RE:RE:preferred share prices

Well they dropped from $26 3 months ago to $24 last month and are now $21.70. Volume is up over this period, over 10K shares/day so I don't see this as a liquidity issue. I find it rather puzzling.  rate and reply
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RE:preferred share prices

A friend of mine owns the preferred at a good rate. I wouldn't be too concerned. How liquid are they? It may not take much either way to move the price.  rate and reply
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preferred share prices

Does anyone understand the recent drop in the preferred share price? The dividend rates are competitive and the company seems in solid shape, and the exchange rate has been fairly steady over the last...read more
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RE:Fairfax making some nice coin on CARA IPO

Of these shares, 19,294,453 were acquired upon the exercise of warrants previously issued by Cara and upon the tender of 27,848,425 class A preferred shares of Cara, 17,418,505 class B preferred...read more
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Fairfax making some nice coin on CARA IPO

Cara shares are now around $32 bucks. Cheers After giving effect to the foregoing transactions, Fairfax beneficially owns 19,903,378 multiple voting shares, representing approximately 53.2% of the...read more
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Fairfax selling more of its Bank of Ireland stake.

Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial (OTCQB:FRFHF) - along with Wilbur Ross - stepped into Bank of Ireland (IRE,OTCPK:IREBY) when it was teetering on failure in 2011, and has hired Deutsche to place 935M...read more
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RE:RE:Hedge for this company

On average, they have approximately 7.5 years to run. As I’ve said to you before, our CDS experience comes to mind.   Just to give a perspective, I’ll remind you that it took five years in Japan...read more
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RE:Hedge for this company

From last conference call Now our CPI-linked derivatives, deflation swaps as we call it, with a notional value of approximately 112 billion doubled in market value in the fourth quarter...read more
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RE:Hedge for this company

Go straight to the source.  You can't trust what others say. Just read the Annuals. http://www.fairfax.ca/financials/annual-reports/default.aspx  rate and reply