Zurich's life sales growth in EMEA 'mainly driven' in five countries

Mark Battersby
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Zurich Group's life new business annual premium equivalent (APE) sales returned to growth, with an 11% increase on a like-for-like basis, the Swiss-headquartered international insurer reported today (12 August) in its half year results. The rise in sales reflected favourable growth momentum in unit-linked business and protection products, together with the corporate savings business, accounting for 90% of APE sales over the first half of the year, it said. In EMEA, APE sales increased by 14% on a like-for-like basis, mainly driven by strong growth of unit-linked business in Ireland an...

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