Swiss Re AG (SRENH.S)
ZURICH/BERLIN, March 19 The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening up 0.2 percent at 9,515 points on Tuesday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer .
* SWISS RE TO PROPOSE INCREASE IN REGULAR DIVIDEND TO CHF 5.60 PER SHARE AND A NEW SHARE BUY-BACK PROGRAMME Source text: https://bit.ly/2VYs6NG Further company coverage: (Reporting by Berlin Speed Desk)
Feb 21 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Thursday:
ZURICH, Feb 21 Swiss Re is on the lookout for acquisitions for its Corporate Solutions division, the reinsurer's finance chief told Reuters on Thursday.
* SWISS RE CFO SAYS AT THIS POINT IN TIME WE BELIEVE OUR BUSINESS WILL BE RELATIVELY UNAFFECTED BY BREXIT
* Natural catastrophes, man-made disasters weigh on year (Adds detail on earnings, claims, dividend and share buyback)
* CONTINUES TO EXPLORE POTENTIAL IPO OF ITS UK CLOSED BOOK BUSINESS REASSURE IN 2019
FRANKFURT, Feb 21 Reinsurer Swiss Re on Thursday posted a 27 percent rise in 2018 net profit, despite claims from big natural catastrophes and man-made disasters.
ZURICH Swiss Re has completed its 1 billion Swiss franc (771.71 million pounds) share buyback, the reinsurer said on Monday, finishing a programme launched last year.
ZURICH, Feb 18 Swiss Re has completed its 1 billion Swiss franc ($996.12 million) share buyback, the reinsurer said on Monday, finishing a programme launched last year.