Sun Life Financial Inc

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  • UPDATE 1-Sun Life posts lower profit, says 2015 on track Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:36 PM ET

    TORONTO, Feb 11- Sun Life Financial reported a lower fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, but the Canadian insurer said it was on track to exceed its 2015 earnings target. Sun Life reported net income of C $502 million, or 81 Canadian cents a share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with a profit of C $550 million, or 90 Canadian cents a share, a year earlier.

  • TORONTO, Nov 6- Singapore and Thailand are the two Asian countries that Sun Life Financial Inc would be most interested in expanding into, though its priority in the region is growing within existing markets, its chief executive said on Thursday. Sun Life, Canada's No. 3 life insurer, already operates in mainland China and Hong Kong, India, Vietnam, Malaysia,...

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  • *Debt crises in Europe and U.S. could hit markets. With debt crises in Europe and the United States pressuring stocks and threatening another severe market downturn, analysts say one or more of the insurers could cut profit targets when they start reporting results on Wednesday.

  • *TD Securities raises Sun Life Financial price target to C $28 from. *TD Securities raises Manulife Financial price target to C $15 from. *TD Securities raises Industrial Alliance price target to C $28 from.

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  • Hartford In Talks To Sell Life Insurance Unit Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 5:02 PM ET
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    Hartford Financial Services Group is in talks to sell most of its life insurance unit to Canada's Sun Life Financial, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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