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ZURICH, March 3 (Reuters) - Swiss Life on Friday proposed to boost its dividend to 11 Swiss francs per share for 2016 after full-year net profit rose 5 percent to 926 million Swiss francs ($914.6 million).
The dividend proposal was ahead of the average forecast in a Reuters analyst poll for 10.10 francs and compared to a dividend of 8.50 Swiss francs the year before.
The Zurich-based life insurance firm also confirmed its 2018 financial targets.
$1 = 1.0125 Swiss francs Reporting by Joshua Franklin and Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi