UPDATE 1-Ageas Q2 results boosted by gain in China

August 5, 2015 6:19 AM

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BRUSSELS Aug 5 (Reuters) - Belgian insurer Ageas on Wednesday said its second-quarter net profit was boosted by gains in Asia, though profits in Belgium and Britain fell.

The company, formerly the insurance unit of bailed out and broken up Belgian-Dutch group Fortis, said net insurance profit rose by 57 percent to 306 million euros ($332.4 million), boosted by a one-off gain of 100 million euros in China.

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