Prudential (PUK +4.6%) may boost its capital reserves by around £1B ($1.5B) to get U.K....

|About: Prudential plc (PUK)|By:, SA News Editor

Prudential (PUK +4.6%) may boost its capital reserves by around £1B ($1.5B) to get U.K. regulatory approval for its purchase of AIG's (AIG +5.4%) Asian unit. Approval could come in the next few days, allowing Pru to move forward on its delayed $21B rights offering.