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Pru sees sales rise

Prudential saw its sales increase by 54 per cent to £15.1bn during the first 9 months of 2001.

Pru saw the share of its business done overseas increase to 70 per cent, compared to 50 per cent for the same period last year.

Prudential group chief executive Jonathan Bloomer says: “I am pleased to report strong growth in sales in the first nine months of 2001, achieved against a background of difficult markets and an uncertain economic climate. These figures reflect the benefits of a financially strong company which is growing internationally, broadening its distribution reach and diversifying its product range.”

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