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Prudential half-year operating profit up 8% as sales recovered

Stock Markets Aug 10, 2022 05:26
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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of British life insurer Prudential is seen on their building in London, Britain March 17, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Prudential (LON:PRU) Plc's operating profit rose 8% in the first six months of 2022, the Asia-focused insurer said on Wednesday, as life insurance sales bounced back from a COVID-induced slowdown in Asian countries.

Adjusted operating profit from continuing operations of the London and Hong Kong dual-listed company was at $1.66 billion for the period, up from $1.57 billion in the year-ago period, it said in a statement.

Prudential half-year operating profit up 8% as sales recovered
 

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