Prudential First Half Profit Beats on Asia Sales

Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Manus Cranny reports that Prudential Plc topped analyst estimates with a 22 percent jump in first-half on the strength of sales in Asia. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."
Copper Falls to a Six-Year Low, Nears Bear Market
10:34 - Copper prices are stabilizing today after reaching six-year lows yesterday. The metal is nearing a bear market, falling just shy of 20% from their peak in May. Bloomberg’s Martin Ritchie reports on “Trending Business.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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