TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian insurer Sun Life Financial SLF.TO on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings which beat market expectations, driven in part by strong growth from its Asian business.
Sun Life reported net income, excluding one-off items, of C$729 million, or C$1.20 share, compared with C$689 million, or C$1.12 Canadian cents per share, the year before. Analysts had on average forecast earnings, excluding one-off items, of C$1.15, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S data.
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