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Health insurer Cigna's quarterly profit rises 23 pct

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Health insurer Cigna Corp reported a 23 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher enrollment.

The company said net income rose to $560 million, or $2.21 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $456 million, or $1.76 per share, a year earlier.

Total revenue increased 5 percent to $10.4 billion. (Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)