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Allianz fourth-quarter net profit up 19 percent, in line with expectations

Allianz fourth-quarter net profit up 19 percent, in line with expectations
FILE PHOTO: The logo of insurer Allianz SE is seen on the company building in Puteaux at the financial and business district of La Defense near Paris, outside Paris, France, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo -
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German insurer Allianz said on Friday that net profit rose 19 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, in line with expectations.

Net profit attributable to shareholders of 1.697 billion euros (1.50 billion pounds) compares with the 1.715 billion euro profit forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll and is up from 1.427 billion euros a year ago.

(Reporting by Tom Sims; editing by Thomas Seythal)

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