Feb 27 Qbe Insurance Group Ltd-
* Fy revenue $17,267 million versus $16,574 million
* Fy net profit $844 million versus $687 million a year ago
* Final dividend 33 australian cents per share
* "Market backdrop will remain challenging in 2017"
* Sees fy17 investment return 2.5 percent to 3 percent
* Sees combined operating ratio to be in the range of 93.5 percent to 95 percent for fy 2017 Source text (bit.ly/2mzXujE) Further company coverage:
South Africa anti-graft chief open to talks on central bank -report
JOHANNESBURG, June 24 The head of South Africa's anti-graft watchdog is open to talks on her recommendation to change the central bank's mandate, a proposal that has drawn sharp criticism from parliament, the ruling party and investors, a local news agency said on Saturday.