Talanx now expects Group net income of around EUR 650 million for the year 2017 as a whole. Return on equity is correspondingly likely to be around 7.5%. This forecast result is subject to the large loss burden during the fourth quarter not exceeding the large losses budgeted for one quarter. A dividend payout at least equal to the year-earlier level is assured from today’s perspective.
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