Insurer Aflac's profit rises 84 pct

July 30 Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:22pm EDT

July 30 (Reuters) - Life insurer Aflac Inc reported a 84 percent rise in second-quarter profit, helped by strong revenue growth in its Japanese unit.

Net income rose to $889 million, or $1.90 per share, in the quarter ended June 30, from $483 million, or $1.03 per share, a year earlier.

Total revenue rose 2.4 percent to $6.04 billion.

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