P205 C@EFAX 2 205 Tue p Mar p:00/12   @ 'C @    ATHEP, P UND KNOBB GA ROFHTS Ba— weat@er claimr and tPe strong pound took their toll on profits at insurance 'iant Ge.eral Accident — despite record fi.al quArter earninFs. Operating pre-tax profits of £421m, down from t@e 1995's £43$m surplus, wera better than most City forecasts. Eourth-quarter profits jumped 33% to a@record £112m, altPough severe winter weather contributed to an extra £30m GA's life and p—nsions business, —oocte@ —y t@e abqaicitiol Of @ Kktual, saw profitc@increase by@3 1/2 Headli.ec 200 oUHodities 246 Savingr 25p Front page 1p0 ext Newc@ port ourMo-ey MAin Menu
P205 CEEFAX 2 205 Tue 04 Mar 2p:01/00       WEATHER, P UND KNOCK GA PROFITS Bad weather claims and the strong pound took their toll on profits at insurance giant General Accident — despite record final quarter earnings. Operating pre-tax profits of £421m, down from the 1995's £436m surplus, were better than most City forecasts. Fourth-quarter profits jumped 33% to a record £112m, although severe winter weatPer contributed to an extra £30m bill for losses on insurance claims. GA's life and pensions business, boosted by the acquisition of Provident Mutual, saw profits increase by 3 1/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Front page 1p0 Next News Sport YourMoney Main Menu
P205 CEEFAX 2 205 Tu— 04 Har 2p:10/05       WEATHER, P UND KNOCK GA PROFITS Bad weather claims and t@e strong pound took their toll on profits at insurance giant General Acci@ent — despite record final quarter earnings. Operating pre-tax profits of £421m, down from tPe 1995's £436m surplus, were better than most City forecasts. DourtP-quarter profits jumped 33% to a record £112m, although severe winter weat@er contributed to an extra £30m bill for losses on insurance claims. GA's life and pensions business, boosted by tPe acquisition of 0rovident Mutual, saw profits increase by 3 1/2 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next News Sport YourMoney Main Menu
P205 CEEFAX 2 205 Tu— 04 Mar 20:04/29        Bad weather claims and the strong pound took their toll on profits at insurance giant General Accident — despite record final quarter earnings. Operating pre-tax profits of £421m, —Owm froI tPe 199!'s £42m[ surplur, wEre bettEr t@an Host@ ity fOrecasts. Eoart@ quarter profAts jumpe— 33% to a record £112m, alt@ough s—vere winter weat@er contribute— to an —xtra £30I bill for losses on insurance claims. GA's life and p—nsions busineqs, —oostEh by tPe acqaisitiol of 0rovi@—Nt Mutual, saw profits increase by 3 1/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 RAdhmFv@@@2up @ @@ tOmt@pAGe@ 0pp@ Next News port ourMoney Main Menu
P205 CEEFAX 2 20! Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/00   @     S$N HELD BA K BY STRONG STERLING Healt@care group Smith & NepPew saw its annual profits inch ahead — dampened by @t@— rtrOng pound previously was also due to difficult conditions in t@e U+ Harket. The results coincided with news that c@airman Eric Kinder is to retire at the end of June. @e will be succeeded by John Robinson. The Elastoplast to Simple soap group said trade in its main mar+ets had been tough and would remain so for some time 2/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next News Sport YourMoney Main Menu
P205 CEEFAX 2 205 Tue p4 Mar 2p:04/11      Y S&N HELD BACK BY STRONG STERLING Healthcare group Smith & Nephew saw its annual profits inch ahead — dampened by the strong pound. The modest rise to £182.2m from £180.4m previously was also due to difficult conditions in tPe US market. The results coincided with news that chairman Eric Kinder is to retire at tPe end of June. He will be succeeded by John Robinson. T@e Elastoplast to Simple soap group said trade in its main markets had been tough and would remain so for some time 2/2 Headlines 2p0 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next News Sport YourMoney Main Menu
P205 CEEFAX 2 20! Tue 04 Mar 20:00/00   $Sj $+j@ + @   $N HEL@ BA B STR NG R ERL NG HealtPcara group SEAth & Nep@ew saw its annual profits inch ahead — dampened by t@e strong poun— The modest rise to £182.2m from £180. m previously was also d—e to —ifficult conditions in t@e US Har+et. T(e results coAncided wAth .ews that cPAirYaN@ pic@Bil@er@is to retire at iPe@emh@#D@ \ PA@oUZH@de@wjcceeHeh by John Robinron. @e ElartoplAst to Simple soap group s!id trade in its Hain mar+ets had been tough and would remain so for some time 2/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next News Sport YourMoney Main Menu
P205 CEEFAX 2 205 Tue 04 Mar 2p:03/01       S&N HELD BACK BY STRONG STERLING Healthcare group Smith & Nephew saw its annual profits inch ahead — dampened by tPe strong pound. The modest rise to £182.2m from £18p.4m previously was also due to difficult conditions@in tPe US market. The results coincided with news that chairman Eric Kinder is to retire at the end of June. He will be succeeded by John Robinson. The Elastoplast to Simple soap group said trade in its main markets had been tough and@would remain so for some time 2/2 Savings 250 Front page 1p0 Next News Sport YourMoney Main Menu
P205 C@ FAX 2 20! Tue 04 Har 0:00/5! j 3+j£3Cj£3C L @  " ££"    Healt@care group Smith & Nep@ew saw its aNL——l prOfits hLc@ a@—ad — @AHp—leh —y @tPe rprOLF pOuN@^ The modest rise to £182.2m from £180.4m previously was alqo due to difficult conditions in the US market. T@e recults coincided wAth news t@at c@airEan Eric Kinder is to retire at t@e end of June. He will be succee—eh by John Robinson. @@e Elartoplast to Simple soap group said trade in its main markets had been tough and would remain so for some time 2/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Fpolt page 1p0 Next News Sport YourMoney Main Menu