- Aviva's (AV) adjusted operating profit rose 6% to £2.05B ($3.43B) in 2013 as the value of new business climbed 13% to £835M after dropping in 2012
- The insurer said it's on track to deliver £400M in cost cuts by the end of 2014.
- Massive U.K. flooding this year has cost Aviva £60M.
- Aviva increased its final dividend to 9.4 pence from 9 pence, bringing the total for 2013 to 15 pence vs 19 pence in 2012.
- Shares are +8.2% in London. (PR)
at CNBC.com (Oct 31, 2014)