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  • Prudential Taps Asia's Growth Potential  Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia at Prudential talks about the company's growth strategy in Asia. He says the regional markets are growing so quickly that penetration rates fall sometimes.

  • Prudential: We Can Withstand Two Depressions Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 4:23 AM ET
    A pedestrian passes the Prudential Plc company logo, on display outside the company's headquarters in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011.

    The CEO of Britain's largest insurer told CNBC that continued strong profits and credit reserves would enable the company to withstand two severe depressions.

  • London Property May Be Near 'Bubble Territory' Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    London

    A slow British economy and high prices has made London property less attractive to investors as they realize returns are low and capital values are vulnerable.

  • Tapping Prudential's 'Sweet Spot': CEO  Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia, Prudential explains why his firm is focusing its efforts on Cambodia. He discusses the opportunities that Southeast Asia presents to Prudential.

  • American International Group may raise up to $6.5 billion through the sale of its remaining stake in Asian insurer AIA, a source said on Monday.

  • Seeing Big Profits in Asia's Middle-Class Boom Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 5:38 PM ET

    London-based Prudential PLC is riding the wave of demographic change occurring in emerging Asia, says CEO Tidjane Thiam.

  • Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential is optimistic about the company's acquisition of Thailand's Thanachart Life Assurance. He explains how the company sees potential in Thailand's growing GDP, middle class and industrial base.

  • AMSTERDAM, Oct 11- ING said it has agreed to sell its Malaysian insurance unit to pan-Asian insurer AIA Group Ltd for 1.3 billion euros in cash, kicking off the Dutch group's long-awaited divestment of Asian assets.

  • HONG KONG/ SINGAPORE, Oct 10- Pan-Asian insurer AIA Group Ltd has agreed to buy ING's Malaysian insurance unit and is expected to pay $1.5 billion to $1.7 billion, handing the Dutch financial services firm its first deal in a nine-month drive to sell off Asian assets.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 10- Singapore conglomerate Fraser and Neave Ltd, the takeover target of a Thai tycoon, said it had rebuffed a S $1.4 billion bid for its hospitality and serviced residence business.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 10- Singapore conglomerate Fraser and Neave Ltd, the takeover target of a Thai tycoon, said it had rebuffed a S $1.4 billion bid for its hospitality and serviced residence business.

  • *UPDATE 1-Fraser and Neave board says Thai offer fair Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:25 AM ET
  • *Credit Suisse cuts European insurance to benchmark from overweight. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.

  • Regulations Could Make Insurers Flee UK: Analyst Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 6:13 AM ET

    The potential relocation of UK insurers away from Britain will turn “from a trickle into a flood,” says one analyst. Craig Scarr, Head of Insurance at accountancy firm Mazars warned that something needs to be done to stem the threat of new European capital rules, known as Solvency II.

  • Prudential Loves London; Brussels, Not So Much Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 6:42 AM ET

    The management of UK-based Prudential has made no decision on whether to relocate outside of the European Union but is watching with apprehension Brussels' plans to introduce new regulation for insurers, CEO Tidjane Thiam told CNBC.

  • 5 Companies That Sold the Most to Survive Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Some companies haven't had the luxury to make acquisitions since the financial crisis and instead have been using ventures and business line fire sales to stabilize bleeding operations.

  • Selloff 'Perception Catching Up With Reality': CEO Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 5:31 AM ET
    Businessman with crystal ball

    Thursday's market sell-off, which saw a dramatic 500 point fall in the Dow, is just a case of market perception catching up with reality, the chief executive of one of Europe's biggest insurers told CNBC Friday.

  • Prudential Profits Rise on Asian Growth Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 1:41 AM ET

    Prudential, the UK-based insurer and asset manager, reported a better-than-expected 25 percent rise in half-year profit to 1.06 billion pounds ($1.72 billion) Friday.

  • Probe Launched Into Prudential’s Failed AIA Bid Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 11:22 PM ET

    An investigation is under way into the handling of Prudential’s $35 billion aborted bid for Asian life assurer AIA, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • The Key S&P Support Level Today Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | 9:57 AM ET

    After losing steam late in the session yesterday (Tuesday), stocks had pointed to a higher open this morning. (Note: US markets did open higher, led by energy and financials.) But in a fairly rare sight, stock futures are advancing as the U.S. Dollar Index rises and commodities fall.