Zurich Insurance results beat expectations
AFP · 14 Feb 2013, 18:05
Published: 14 Feb 2013 18:05 GMT+01:00
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The figure beat analysts' forecasts of around $3.3 billion.
Zurich said that its revenues rose by 6.6 percent to $73 billion.
"We delivered a solid performance in 2012, a year characterized by ongoing economic challenges," the group's chief executive officer, Martin Senn, said in a statement.
Operating profit increased by four percent to reach $4.08 billion, while shareholders' equity on December 31st was $34.49 billion, up 10 percent from a