Zurich Insurance Group AG (ZURN.S)
23 Feb 2018
Thu, Feb 8 2018
ZURICH, Feb 8 Zurich Insurance struck a confident note on Thursday, with a $1 billion share buyback and its first dividend hike in seven years as it reported better-than-expected earnings despite hefty catastrophe payouts.
* ZURICH INSURANCE CEO SAYS SEES CLEAR POTENTIAL FOR COMBINED RATIO IMPROVEMENT IN COMING RESULTS
* SEES FURTHER INSURANCE PRICE INCREASES IN 2018, CANNOT YET SAY HOW MUCH
ZURICH, Feb 8 Zurich Insurance reported better-than-expected earnings on Thursday as the insurer dealt with a raft of natural catastrophe losses and a sluggish investment environment.
ZURICH, Jan 8 Zurich Insurance is selling its Singapore life assurance business, with policies providing $4.5 billion of coverage, to Singapore Life as part of the Swiss group's overhaul under Chief Executive Mario Greco.
ZURICH, Dec 22 Zurich Insurance Group has bought Bright Box HK Ltd to strengthen its expertise in connected cars, the Swiss insurer said on Friday.
* ZURICH INSURANCE SAYS ANNOUNCES EARLY REDEMPTION OF USD 500 MILLION OF PERPETUAL CAPITAL NOTES
ZURICH/SYDNEY Zurich Insurance has agreed to buy Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's life insurance arm for A$2.85 billion ($2.1 billion), its biggest foray into Australia and its third in the last two years.
* To gain access to ANZ's 6 mln customers with distribution pact
Dec 12 Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd: