BRIEF-Lloyd's of London H1 pre-tax profit rises 22 pct

jueves 22 de septiembre de 2016 02:11 GYT

Sept 22 (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London

* Lloyd's report £1.46 billion profit for first half of 2016

* Figures show an increase in profits of £0.26 billion on same period last year

* Lloyd's also reported an annualised return on capital of 11.7% and a combined ratio of 98.0%

* Pre-Tax profits of £1.46 billion (h1 2015: £1.20 billion)

* 2016 saw major claims increase due primarily to fort mcmurray fires in alberta, canada

* Uk's referendum on its eu membership is a major issue for us to deal with

* Investment return of 1.8% (h1: 0.6%)

* Premiums continue to be under pressure due to challenging environment market is operating in   Continuación...