Prudential Gains as Asia Growth Drives Insurer’s Profit Beat

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  • Asia profit jumps 15 percent in six months through June
  • M&G investment unit sees $9 billion of outflows in period

Asia Business Helps Prudential Beat Profits

Prudential Plc posted a 6 percent increase in first-half profit as a jump in earnings at its Asia business helped the U.K.’s largest insurer to beat analyst estimates. The shares climbed to an almost four-month high.

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