1. USD

    89.80

    Today's change

    -0.13 / -0.14%

    1 year change

    -0.41%

    As of Dec 19 2014 21:04 GMT. Data delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Search for Prudential PLC and
  1. December 12, 2014

    Pru wants to be ‘30 times bigger’ in Asia

    Prudential’s chief executive has said he wants the insurance group to be “30 times bigger” in Asian markets, while remaining...

  2. December 10, 2014

    FCA took less care of market-moving info than it asked of City

    If you demand that others maintain high standards, you must uphold them yourself. The Financial Conduct Authority failed in...

Special Reports

  1. Africa: Banking and Finance

    With a growing population that is largely ‘unbanked’ and a landscape that has embraced...
  2. Risk Management - Finance & Insurance 2012

    Currencies: Companies make plans in case the euro collapses Capital rules: Regulators...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. November 18, 2014

    Pru shares hit record high despite US decline

    The chief executive of Prudential has predicted a further decline in sales of policies that promise a guaranteed income to...

  2. November 18, 2014

    Insurers lead FTSE 100 higher

    Insurance stocks led the FTSE 100 higher on Tuesday, after well-received results from Prudential helped cheer the wider...

  3. November 10, 2014

    Prudential to offload health and protection operation

    Prudential is to dispose of its UK health insurance and protection interest, valuing the business at £620m in a deal that...

  4. October 12, 2014

    Fortune 500 companies spend more than $15bn on corporate responsibility

    US and UK companies in the Fortune Global 500 spend $15.2bn a year on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities,...

  5. September 8, 2014

    LeapFrog attracts $400m with a chance to do good

    LeapFrog, the private equity group backed by George Soros and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, has attracted $400m from new...

  6. August 22, 2014

    FOS finds in favour of mis-sold annuitant

    Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual life and pensions company, has been ordered to pay compensation to a longstanding...

  7. August 22, 2014

    Annuity rates drift as reforms start to bite

    Pension savers risk getting a worse deal for their retirement savings as the gap between the best and worst annuity rates...

  8. August 18, 2014

    ‘What-if’ musings that drive leaders mad

    As this month’s centenary of the outbreak of the first world war drew nearer, historians jousted over what the world would...

  9. August 17, 2014

    UK life and pensions industry hit by drop in annuities sales

    It is not easy to spot from a quick glance at some of the insurers’ recent financial results, but Britain’s life and...

  10. August 17, 2014

    Prudential to invest £100m as it battles falling annuity sales

    Prudential is to spend about £100m developing further initiatives in the UK as the country’s biggest life assurer grapples...

  11. August 14, 2014

    Junk stabilises after recent sell-off

    The US high-yield market is stabilising after last week’s record outflows from funds buying the corporate debt, with large...

  12. August 12, 2014

    Pru chief laments missed AIA opportunity

    They were the sort of returns most insurance executives can only dream of. Prudential on Tuesday brushed aside a collapse in...

  13. August 12, 2014

    Pru’s recurring Thiam risks joining the establishment

    So much for never intruding on private grief. Tidjane Thiam has once again told the City that Prudential should have bought...

  14. August 8, 2014

    Weakest Asia showing for Pru in seven years amid sterling strength

    Prudential is set to unveil the weakest performance at its Asia business since 2007 as the strong pound knocks about a...

  15. August 1, 2014

    Prudential forced to refund pension annuity

    Prudential has been forced to make the first refund of a pension annuity to date and apologise for claiming that another...

  16. August 1, 2014

    Annuity sale to cancer sufferer marks new mis-selling low

    Two of the country’s largest pension providers are under fire over the bungled sale of an annuity to a cancer sufferer in a...

  17. June 4, 2014

    Indian insurance shares rise on foreign investment rule hopes

    The shares of leading Indian insurance groups surged on Wednesday reflecting investor expectation that recently appointed...

  18. May 27, 2014

    M&G and ING push insurance cash into real estate investment

    Some of Europe’s biggest insurance companies are building up stakes in the property market as banks’ reluctance to lend...

  19. May 18, 2014

    Pru weighs up US-style pensions in UK

    Prudential is weighing a plan to sell US-style pension products in Britain in the latest sign that George Osborne’s Budget...

  20. May 8, 2014

    Pru resists corporate bulk annuities push

    Prudential will resist a proactive push into the corporate bulk annuity market to compensate for lost sales to individuals,...

  21. April 1, 2014

    Pru chief’s £8.7m pay package eclipsed

    Prudential has handed Tidjane Thiam a total pay package of £8.7m – but the chief executive was only the insurer’s...

  22. April 1, 2014

    George Osborne unleashes fury at FCA over insurance probe leak

    George Osborne has attacked the Financial Conduct Authority over its bungled announcement of a probe into the insurance...

  23. March 31, 2014

    Insurers lead as London markets rally

    UK life insurers led the rally on London’s FTSE 100 on Monday, after the heavy selling pressure seen last week looked to...

  24. March 28, 2014

    Miners lead European equities higher

    European equity markets were broadly higher on Friday as investors appeared to be rediscovering their appetite for risk, but...

  25. March 26, 2014

    L&G and Prudential agree £3.6bn pension insurance deal with ICI

    Hopes that insurers will be able to compensate for an expected collapse in lucrative annuity sales received a boost on...

  26. March 25, 2014

    Discounted rights issues that came with a heavy price

    When it comes to discounted rights issues, RSA – and the insurance sector – has form.The exit of Bob Mendelsohn, then chief...

  27. March 21, 2014

    UK insurers give new annuity clients time for rethink

    Five of the UK’s largest life insurers have put customers’ annuity applications on hold, in response to the radical shake-up...

  28. March 19, 2014

    Annuities: shy and retiring

    Wednesday 7am: results from UK annuity provider Partnership Assurance say “the medium and long-term drivers of growth remain...

  29. March 12, 2014

    Tesco’s Clarke pays price for breaking the rule of three

    Seeking belated birthday presents for Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke, who was 54 this month? How about slippers (£20),...

  30. March 12, 2014

    Prudential chief attacks emerging markets alarm

    The chief executive of Prudential Tidjane Thiam has criticised what he called “very alarmist discourse” in the west about...

  31. February 27, 2014

    Prudential with-profits payouts remain highest

    Amid the annual flurry of with-profits bonus announcements, Prudential continues to outperform its competitors in final...

  32. February 10, 2014

    ‘Diversity deficit’ threatens FTSE 100 companies’ competitiveness

    Two-thirds of FTSE 100 companies still have an all-white executive leadership, according to research which warns that a...

  33. January 23, 2014

    Gap widens between UK executive pay and results

    Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group have been picked as the worst financial performers in the FTSE 100 index relative to the...

  34. beyondbrics

    January 22, 2014

    Liang Xinjun: western insurance, yes; western media, maybe

    There is nothing that the west – and we in the western media – love to hate more than when Chinese money threatens to take a...

  35. January 3, 2014

    An eye for Asia’s rising talent

    It was a far cry from the usual kind of 19th hole: David Ciclitira, chairman of the Parallel Media Group, was in Seoul in...

  36. December 18, 2013

    Citigroup picks AIA for Asia distribution deal

    Citigroup has picked AIA Group as its partner in a multibillion-dollar distribution deal that will allow the Asian life...

  37. December 15, 2013

    Insurers eye opportunities in Africa

    A push into southeast Asia reaped rewards for Prudential. Now, two decades after the UK’s biggest insurer by market...

  38. December 10, 2013

    Prudential: target tapering

    It is early December and Prudential is setting out targets, promising a mixture of cash and growth. History has a habit of...

Search for Prudential PLC and