By Maarten van Tartwijk
AMSTERDAM--Aegon NV (AGN.AE) on Thursday reported a sharp rise in fourth-quarter net profit as it benefited from robust sales, higher investment returns and the stronger dollar.
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Proposal to increase final dividend to EUR 0.12 per share
Continued solid business performance Underlying earnings increase to EUR 562 million , driven by growth of the business ( EUR 37 million ), an employee benefit release in the Netherlands ( EUR 45 million ) and the stronger US dollar ( EUR 25 million ) Hedging programs and alternative investments main drivers of fair value items loss of EUR 132 million Net income up strongly to EUR 399 million , supported by higher realized gains on investments Return on equity of 9.7% and 10.5% excluding capital allocated to run-off businesses Key markets deliver strong sales growth; asset base continues to expand Gross deposits up 29% to EUR 13.7 billion , driven by asset management, variable annuities, mutual funds and Knab; net deposits of
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By Robin Sidel
Judge finds card company's rules constitute 'unlawful restraint on trade'
A U.S. judge ruled on Thursday that American Express Co.'s rules for merchants violate antitrust law, dealing a major setback to the card company that has been hit by a series of blows.
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