Clientèle Limited : Six month diluted headline earnings per share increased by 10 pct to 66.45 cents . Six month annualised return on average shareholders' interest of 55 pct . Six months net insurance premiums increased by 7 pct to r924.7 million . Six month value of new business of r246.7 million . Six month recurring embedded value earnings of r340.0 million . Six month annualised recurring return on embedded value of 13.9 pct .Immediate focus is on reducing withdrawals and increasing production volumes, with aim of returning these to expected levels.
Discovery Limited : Voluntary Trading Statement: Six Months Ended Dec. 31, 2016 . Six-month normalised HEPS (undiluted) is expected to increase in range of 0 pct to 5 pct, to between 336.6 cents and 353.4 cents over prior period .Six-month HEPS (undiluted) is expected to increase in range of 10 pct to 15 pct, to between 308.7 cents and 322.7 cents over prior period (2015: 280.6 cents).
Nihon Chouzai Co Ltd <3341.T>: Says the co formed business alliance with THE DAI-ICHI LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED. and The Neo First Life Insurance Company, Limited. on Feb. 20 . Says the three entities will cooperate on sales and development of products as well as service promotion .Says the two insurance companies are both wholly owned by Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.<8750.T>.
Mmi Holdings Ltd : Says core headline earnings per share are expected to be down by between 0 and 10 percent for six month period . Says core HEPS continue to be affected by weak underwriting experience on group disability business (approximately 60 mln rand lower than in prior period) . Says group's interim period basic EPS are expected to be between 59 -69 cents compared to 98.7 cents, a decrease of between 30 - 40 percent .Says basic HEPS are expected to be between 59 -68 cents compared to 91.3 cents, showing a decrease of between 25 -35 percent versus last year.