(In U.S. dollars unless noted)
TORONTO, April 30 (Reuters) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd FFH.TO said on Thursday it had a net loss in the first quarter as investments shed value in volatile markets.
The Toronto-based insurance holding company said it had a loss of $60.4 million, or $3.55 a diluted share, in the quarter ended March 31, compared with net earnings of $631.8 million, or $33.78 a share, in the comparable period in 2008.
Fairfax said revenue fell to $1.28 billion from $2.37 billion. (Reporting by Andrea Hopkins; editing by Rob Wilson)