China Life Insurance will increase alternative, fixed-income investments in 2017
BEIJING, March 24 China Life Insurance Co Ltd will increase alternative and fixed-income investments in 2017, a vice president said on Friday.
PARIS, March 20 Worldline, a maker of payment terminals owned by Atos, is preparing an offer for rival Ingenico, La Lettre de L'Expansion reported on Monday, without citing sources.
According to the business newsletter, Worldline intends to propose an agreed acquisition worth 7.5 billion euros to 8 billion euros ($8.1 billion-$8.6 billion).
Atos and Ingenico spokespeople could not be reached and did not immediately return calls and messages seeking comment. ($1 = 0.9286 euros) (Reporting by Laurence Frost; Editing by GV De Clercq)
SHANGHAI, March 24 China's primary money rates fell on Friday after surging to multiple-year highs earlier in the week, driven up by a cash squeeze on worries over central bank-led liquidity checks at the end of this month. The volume-weighted average rate of the benchmark seven-day repo traded in the interbank market, considered a key indicator of general liquidity in China, was 2.8076 percent by midday, around 21 basis points lower than the previous day's closing average ra
* Fy core profit attributable was RMB413.1 million, with core profit margin of 5.9 pct