LONDON Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault.
LONDON British insurer Admiral on Wednesday posted a 4% rise in first-half pretax profit helped by the release of money put aside for claims written in previous years.
* H1 Ogden Rate hit 33.3 mln stg
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LONDON Lloyd's of London met a second-quarter target to complete at least half of its insurance under-writing deals electronically, as part of efforts to modernize operations and save costs.
* Lloyd's members accept 60.2% of in-scope risks
LONDON Under-fire Neil Woodford leads a list of underperforming money managers two months after his flagship fund was frozen, triggering anger among investors and lawmakers.
LONDON, Aug 10 Under-fire Neil Woodford leads a
list of underperforming money managers two months after his
flagship fund was frozen, triggering anger among investors and
LONDON Britain's second largest insurer Aviva reported a forecast-beating 1% rise in first-half operating profit on Thursday, helped by a strong performance in its general business and announced a review of its Asian operations.
LONDON British insurer Legal & General on Wednesday posted an 11% rise in first-half operating profit driven by an increase in corporate pension deals and inflows to its asset management unit.
* Interim dividend 4.93 pence vs 4.6 pence in H1, 2018
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