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  • July 17- UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported higher-than-expected revenue and raised its forecast, helped by the addition of 270,000 healthcare members and strong growth in its Optum pharmacy services division. UnitedHealth also tightened its profit outlook to $5.50- $5.60 per share from $5.40- $5.60.

  • UnitedHealth's 2Q profit slips 2 percent Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:44 AM ET
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    UnitedHealth Group's second-quarter earnings slipped 2 percent on a rise in taxes and other expenses, but the nation's largest health insurer still trumped analysts' expectations. UnitedHealth said it earned $1.41 billion, or $1.42 per share, in the three months that ended June 30.

  • UnitedHealth's revenue rises as membership increases Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:34 AM ET

    July 17- UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by the addition of 270,000 members to its healthcare plans and strong growth in its Optum pharmacy services division.

  • NEW YORK, July 16- Bank of America Corp agreed to pay the insurer American International Group Inc $650 million to settle long-running legal disputes over defective mortgage-backed securities that the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis.

  • HONG KONG, July 16- Hong Kong's benchmark index rose for a third day on Wednesday, while the index of Chinese companies listed in the city edged down as insurers underperformed. China Pacific Insurance Group lost 2.8 percent and China Life Insurance 1.2 percent.

  • LONDON, July 14- Iran's main oil tanker firm NITC will struggle for some time to call at European ports, get foreign insurance and overcome obstacles under western sanctions, even after a top court has annulled its blacklisted status in the European Union.

  • PARIS/ BOSTON, July 14- Insurers are eagerly eyeing exponential growth in the tiny cyber coverage market but their lack of experience and skills handling hackers and data breaches may keep their ambitions in check.

  • Low rate world 'fool's paradise': Expert     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    In a low-rate environment it's hard for our clients to save money through us and have enough income, says Steve Miller, AIG non-executive chairman, discussing how low interest rates are impacting his business.

  • SYDNEY, July 11- Australia's IPO window appears to be narrowing as the sharemarket loses momentum and offerings start to look overpriced, sapping demand for the combined $7 billion listings of hospital firm Healthscope Ltd and insurer Medibank Private.

  • The impact of Qingdao port probe on insurance     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:35 PM ET

    Wilfred Verstraete, CEO & Board Chairman of Euler Hermes, discusses its Asian business and how China's metal financing investigation raised the need for trade credit insurance.

  • Corporate winners and losers from India's budget Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:39 AM ET

    *Increase in foreign direct investment cap in the insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent now will benefit companies such as ICICI Bank Ltd, Max India Ltd, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd that have insurance ventures with foreign partners.

  • Are bond managers getting antsy? Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:04 PM ET

    Markets have frustrated expectations for rising bond yields, but some bond managers are still antsy and are looking to protect their portfolios.

  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • European stock markets flat as glum outlook weighs Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:24 AM ET

    LONDON, July 9- European stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, regaining some poise after a drop in the previous session, though disappointing trading updates from French caterer Sodexo and U.K. insurer Admiral weighed.

  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • The insurers said the asbestos personal injury or PI trust set up during the 2008 bankruptcy of T H Agriculture& Nutrition LLC, a unit of Philips Electronics North America Corp, had been paying substantially more claims than originally forecast.

  • HONG KONG, July 3- Hong Kong's benchmark index slipped on Thursday but stayed close to a near seven-month peak as some investors took profit on strong gains the previous day. The top drag on the Hang Seng was Asia insurance giant AIA Group, which slid 0.9 percent following a 2.4 percent gain on Wednesday.

  • ING floats NN Group in Europe’s biggest 2014 IPO Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 5:31 AM ET

    Shares in NN Group, the insurance arm of Dutch financial services firm ING Group, rose 5 percent in their stock market debut on Wednesday.

  • *ING will earn gross proceeds of 1.5 bln euros. AMSTERDAM, July 2- Shares in NN Group, the insurance arm of Dutch financial services company ING Group, rose more than 5 percent on their stock market debut on Wednesday, in what was set to be Europe's largest stock flotation so far this year.

  • Why cyber-insurance will be the next big thing Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    Though sales of cyber-insurance are a fraction of the $1.1 trillion in total premiums, experts see the number growing exponentially.

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