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French insurer AXA to stop investing in tobacco industry

French insurer AXA has said it plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry with incoming Chief Executive Thomas Buberl saying: "The human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic cost is huge."

French insurer AXA has said it plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry with incoming Chief Executive Thomas Buberl saying: "The human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic cost is huge."

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Generali shares fall despite 22% profit increase

Shares of Italian insurance company Generali fell on Friday, even though it posted a 22 percent increase in full-year net profit.

Shares of Italian insurance company Generali fell on Friday, even though it posted a 22 percent increase in full-year net profit.

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Swiss Re reports shows drop in economic losses from disasters

A study by the world’s second biggest reinsurer Swiss Re has shown total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters was 37

A study by the world’s second biggest reinsurer Swiss Re has shown total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters was 37

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US Supreme Court throws out second Obamacare challenge

Supporters of America’s controversial health law dubbed Obamacare are celebrating their latest victory in the Supreme Court. Judges threw out a

Supporters of America’s controversial health law dubbed Obamacare are celebrating their latest victory in the Supreme Court. Judges threw out a

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Aviva agrees Friends Life takeover

UK insurance giant Aviva has agreed the terms of its six billion euro takeover of rival insurer Friends Life. The move will create the UK’s

UK insurance giant Aviva has agreed the terms of its six billion euro takeover of rival insurer Friends Life. The move will create the UK’s

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Aviva and Friends Life to merge as companies seek fresh start

Insurers Aviva and Friends Life have agreed terms for a possible all-share merger, with Aviva offering Friends shareholders a 15% premium for a 26%

Insurers Aviva and Friends Life have agreed terms for a possible all-share merger, with Aviva offering Friends shareholders a 15% premium for a 26%

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Zurich chairman Ackermann quits over CFO's suicide

Josef Ackermann has resigned as chairman of Zurich Insurance over the apparent suicide of its chief financial officer, Pierre Wauthier. Ackermann –

Josef Ackermann has resigned as chairman of Zurich Insurance over the apparent suicide of its chief financial officer, Pierre Wauthier. Ackermann –