Aviva plc is an insurance company that operates in the financial services sector. Up until 2002, the company’s name was CGNU plc (formed after CGU plc merged with Norwich Union). The company offers diversified products focused on customers in the insurance industry. Major regions of operation are the United Kingdom, North America, South East Asia, and Europe. Technically, Aviva began operations in 1696 owing to the fact that one of its constituent companies established that year. At the time of founding, the company offered fire insurance alone. The company first ventured outside the UK in 1810. Major products that Aviva offer include individual insurance cover, property and liability insurance, and motor vehicle insurance. In addition, the company offers products focused on income protection, investment management services, and savings accounts for diverse clients. Investors can buy and sell Aviva’s shares over the London Stock Exchange under the ticker AV. Aviva has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom.
Aviva plc LON:AV
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Aviva (LON: AV) said on Thursday that its life business posted a 28% increase in new sales in the first quarter to £12.3 billion. The company attributed upbeat sales to bulk annuities in Q1. The British multinational insurance company, however, forecast £160 million in claims primarily on travel insurance and business interruptions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. At £2.4 billion, the UK insurer announced a 3% increase in its net written premiums...
Aviva (LON:AV) has appointed Jason Windsor as its new finance chief, the blue-chip insurer has said. Windsor has been the group’s interim CFO after Tom Stoddard stepped down from the top finance job at the end of June. Aviva’s share price has joined the broader market rally this Thursday, having gained 1.70 percent to 394.10p as of 14:29 BST. The shares are marginally outperforming the UK benchmark FTSE 100 index which currently...
Aviva (LON:AV) has moved to boost its board with a former finance chief of Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) and blue-chip peer RSA Insurance (LON:RSA), the FTSE 100 insurer has said. The news comes after Aviva’s interims last month when the company posted what it referred to as ‘mixed’ first-half performance and said that there was ‘much to do’. Aviva’s share price has joined the broader market selloff this Wedn...
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The FTSE 100 looks set to open lower this morning, pressured by recession fears, as well as by a string of companies going ex-dividend. Barclays (LON:BARC) will be in focus today as Reuters reported that the lender is no longer providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Index seen lower IG’s opening calls suggest that the FTSE 100 will start trading 0.47 percent lower at 7,115 points. The index is set to extend the prev...
Prudential’s (LON:PRU) share price has advanced in London this Tuesday, ahead of the asset manager’s interim results due out tomorrow. The update will follow reports from blue-chip peers Aviva (LON:AV) and Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SLA) earlier this month. As of 15:03 BST, Prudential’s share price had added 0.37 percent to 1,482.50p, marginally outperforming the broader UK market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index which curren...
While Aviva (LON:AV) has solid foundations, the group’s new chief executive Maurice Tulloch is promising ‘more of the same,’ Hargreaves Lansdown has said. The comments came as the blue-chip insurer posted ‘mixed’ results yesterday, and said that it was reviewing its Asia business. Aviva’s share price was up in Thursday trading, with investors responding positively to the update. The group’s shares, howeve...
Aviva’s (LON:AV) share price has climbed more than one percent higher in London this Thursday even as the blue-chip asset manager posted what it referred to as ‘mixed’ first-half performance and said that there was ‘much to do’ to improve performance. The results continue the FTSE 100 asset manager reporting season following Standard Life Aberdeen’s (LON:SLA) results yesterday. As of 08:55 BST, Aviva’s sh...
The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this morning, building on the previous session’s gains, benefitting from upbeat leads from the US and Asia. On the corporate front, investors will eye more updates from blue-chip asset managers. FTSE 100 looking up IG’s opening calls suggest that the Footsie will start trading 0.39 percent higher at 7,227 points. In the US, stocks bounced off their lows, with investors responding positively to a limited fall...
Aviva’s (LON:AV) share price has slipped marginally into the red as it prepares to update investors on its half-year performance tomorrow. The update will come after FTSE 100 peer Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SLA) posted results today, sounding a note of caution on its outlook amid macroeconomic and political uncertainties. As of 14:46 BST, Aviva’s share price had given up 0.37 percent to 380.30p, underperforming the broader UK market,...
Aviva’s share price (LON:AV) has climbed higher in London in today’s session as the blue-chip insurer unveiled plans to shake up its business and shed jobs as it targets costs savings of £300 million per year. The news comes hot on the heels of the company’s announcement that it will part ways with its finance chief. As of 08:56 BST, Aviva’s share price had added 1.63 percent to 417.30p. The group’s shares are...
The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this morning, with investors awaiting the European Central Bank (ECB) rate decision later today. On the corporate front, Aviva (LON:AV) has unveiled shake-up plans. FTSE 100 seen higher CNBC reports that according to IG, the Footsie is set to open 10 points higher at 7,222. In the US, shares rose last night amid expectations for a rate cut by the Federal Reserve. “The Fed is being very accommodative and...
Aviva’s (LON:AV) finance chief is set to step down at the end of this month, the blue-chip insurer has said. The news comes amid reports that the company is planning a major shake-up of its UK business under new chief executive Maurice Tulloch who is also likely to announce a push to make the company more efficient. Aviva’s share price has slipped marginally lower in London this Wednesday, having inched 0.06 percent into the red to 41...
The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this morning, building on the previous session’s gains, with optimism over the US-China trade relations and comments by the Federal Reserve chairman helping improve market sentiment around the world. On the corporate front, Aviva (LON:AV) has announced the departure of its finance chief. FTSE 100 seen steady IG’s opening calls suggest that the Footsie will start trading 0.15 percent higher at 7,225 points. Th...
Shares in Aviva (LON:AV) have climbed higher in London in today’s session amid reports that the company is preparing to unveil a shake-up. The news comes after the company recently unveiled management changes, having promoted insider Maurice Tulloch to the top job earlier this year. As of 14:03 BST, Aviva’s share price had added 1.21 percent to 409.20p, outperforming the broader UK market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index currently s...
Shore Capital argues that Aviva’s (LON:AV) new chief executive Maurice Tulloch has ‘a tough job’ ahead of him, Citywire reports. The comments came after the blue-chip insurer unveiled senior management changes yesterday, which saw Andy Briggs step down immediately as CEO of the company’s UK Insurance business. The Aviva share price closed lower following the management changes, giving up 0.66 percent to end the previ...
The UK benchmark index has slipped into the red in today’s session, pressured by a fall in oil prices and worries over China’s stimulus policy. Investors are also digesting FTSE 100 company updates, including results by Primark owner Associated British Foods (LON:ABF). FTSE 100 in negative territory As of 12:23 BST, the Footsie had given up 31.35 points to stand 0.42 percent lower at 7,491.72. Sentiment has been subdued, with oil pric...
Shares in Aviva (LON:AV) have slipped lower in London in today’s session as the company unveiled senior management changes. The move came after the blue-chip insurer recently promoted insider Maurice Tulloch to the top job. As of 10:04 BST, the Aviva share price had given up 0.75 percent to 422.40p, underperforming the broader UK market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index currently standing 0.43 percent lower at 7,490.44 points. The insurer’s shar...
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