Aon profit rises for first time in three quarters

Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:39am EDT

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Aon Plc's quarterly profit rose for the first time in three quarters as the world's largest insurance broker experienced steady growth across its businesses.

Net income rose to $204 million, or 62 cents per share, in the third-quarter, from $198 million, or 59 cents per share, a year ago. Revenue rose 1 percent to $2.70 billion.

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After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.