Zurich reports consensus-beating 25% jump in H1 operating profit
BERLIN, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Zurich ZURN.S reported a better-than-expected 25% rise in operating profit to $3.39 billion in the first half on Thursday, with both its property and casualty and its life businesses outperforming.
Analysts had on average seen business operating profit at $3.3 billion, according to a company-compiled consensus forecast.
Europe's fifth largest insurer said it was on track to beat all its targets.
Reporting by Maria Sheahan, editing by Kirsti Knolle
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