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Reuters: UK Pru's Asia plan strengthens CEO's grip on power

LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - The boss of Britain's biggest insurer Prudential Plc outlined a plan to double Asian premiums by 2013, a move seen as bolstering his grip on the top job after a bungled takeover in the high-growth region. Full story

Reuters: AIA warns failed Pru deal could impact business

HONG KONG, Oct 5 (Reuters) - AIA Group Ltd, which is aimingto raise about $15 billion through a Hong Kong listing, said thecollpased deal with Prudential Plc to buy AIA couldocntinue to adversely impact its business and prospects. Full story

China investors ponder bid for UK's Pru: report

LONDON (Reuters) - A group of Chinese investors are in the early stages of considering a takeover offer for British insurer Prudential Plc <PRU.L>, the Sunday Times reported without citing sources. Full story

Prudential H1 net profit up 34 percent

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Britain's largest insurer Prudential Plc <PRU.L> reported a better-than-expected 34 percent rise in first-half operating profit, helped by improving investment returns amid a broader market recovery. Full story

AIG sale covers one-fifth of its bailout tab

American International Group Inc. is selling a cornerstone of its business, Asia-based life insurer AIA Group, in a government-approved $35.5 billion deal. Full story

UK's Prudential Buying AIG Unit

   Britain's Prudential is buying AIG's Asian life insurance unit for $35.5 billion. Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential PLC, discusses the deal with CNBC.

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  UK's Prudential Buying AIG Unit

Britain's Prudential is buying AIG's Asian life insurance unit for $35.5 billion. Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential PLC, discusses the deal with CNBC.

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