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RPT-Insurer RSA posts 19 pct drop in operating profit

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LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - British general insurer RSA’s full-year operating profit fell 19 percent to 517 million pounds ($687.09 million), it said on Thursday, hit by high weather-related losses and weakness in commercial underwriting.

Operating profit for the year ending Dec. 31 came in below the 561 million pounds forecast in a company-supplied poll.

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