The bond insurers continued their impressive balance-sheet performance in the first half of 1991, with net-income increases averaging more than 65% industry-wide, according to company reports.

Financial Guaranty Insurance Co. had the most dramatic jump in first-half statutory net income, registering a $14.3 million increase over the first six months of 1991. The bond insurer's earnings improved 54.4%, to $40.6 million from $26.3 million.

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