Supplemental health and life insurer Aflac ( AFL) may be best known for its unlucky cartoon duck mascot, but the firm is anything but unlucky in its own affairs. Aflac is a major insurer in two of the most lucrative insurance markets in the world: the U.S. and Japan. In particular, Japan has been fuelling some impressive sales for Aflac in 2013, helped along by an equity rally that's even outpaced the impressive performance here at home.
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