Aviva PLC (AV.L)
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LONDON Britain's second largest insurer Aviva reported a forecast-beating 1% rise in first-half operating profit on Thursday, helped by a strong performance in its general business and announced a review of its Asian operations.
* Company is reviewing its Asia businesses (Adds details, quote, background, bullet points)
LONDON, Aug 8 British life and general insurer Aviva said on Thursday it was reviewing its Asia business as it posted a forecast-beating 1% rise in first-half operating profit.
HONG KONG/LONDON British life and general insurer Aviva is looking to sell its Asia business, valuing the unit at more than $2 billion, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
HONG KONG/LONDON, Aug 1 British life and general insurer Aviva is looking to sell its Asia business, valuing the unit at more than $2 billion, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
LONDON British insurer Aviva will cut 1,800 jobs globally as its new chief executive seeks to make the group more competitive by restructuring its British business and reducing costs across the business.
* To split UK insurance; seeks annual 300 mln stg in cost cuts
LONDON, June 5 Aviva's chief financial officer Tom Stoddad will step down on June 30, the British insurer said on Wednesday.