Great Eastern's 2Q earnings rise 3% to S$237.6m; declares interim dividend of 10 cents

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SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Great Eastern Holdings reported earnings of S$237.6 million for the 2Q ended June, 3% higher than the S$231.6 million posted a year ago.

Its management attributes the latest quarter’s strong performance to new sales growth, improved productivity of distribution channels and the introduction of new products in core markets.

The latest set of results brings the group’s half-year earnings S$390.5 million for 1H18, up 21% from S$322.4 million previously... (Click here to read the full story)