|Bid||2,055.00 x 0|
|Ask||2,056.00 x 0|
|Day's range||2,030.00 - 2,069.00|
|52-week range||1,912.50 - 2,300.00|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||0.31|
|PE ratio (TTM)||14.90|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.91 (4.43%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc on Wednesday laid out a plan to cut expenses and bolster digital presence as Britain's biggest motor insurer looks to thrive in an industry plagued by stagnant prices and stinging competition. The plans, under Penny James who took on the top job this year, follow a 2.3% fall in number of policies in force to 14,837 for the three months ended Sept. 30.
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Britain's markets watchdog threw down the gauntlet to car and home insurers on Friday, saying they could avoid mandatory pricing restrictions if they voluntarily stop penalising loyal customers. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in long-awaited interim conclusions from a study launched a year ago into how car and home insurers treat customers, said on Friday firms use complex pricing practices that allow them to raise prices for consumers that renew with them year on year, known as "price walking".
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Growing worries about Britain crashing out of the European Union and a general election that could usher in a new government and major changes to UK Plc have steepened the discount for London-listed companies with exposure to the domestic economy. Shares in London-listed companies that make the bulk of their revenue in Britain have suffered since the June 2016 referendum on European Union membership.
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Britain's FTSE 100 tumbled to its lowest in more than two months on Wednesday after the yields on 10-year U.S. and UK government bonds fell below two-year equivalents for the first time since the financial crisis, signalling mounting fears of recession. The FTSE 100 index, already under pressure from weak Chinese economic data, ended down 1.4%, with losses across all but one sector.
British insurer Admiral on Wednesday posted a 4% rise in first-half pretax profit helped by the release of money put aside for claims written in previous years. Admiral, one of Britain's largest motor insurers, reported a pretax profit of 220 million pounds ($265 million), up from 212 million a year earlier and topping the 197.1 million in a company-supplied poll of 13 analysts. "Profit growth, even if modest, is more exciting considering the 33 million pound Ogden headwind," David Stevens, group chief executive officer, said in a statement.