Swiss Re reports half-year 2019 net income of USD 953 million, supported by strong Reinsurance performance and investment results

Swiss Re reported net income of USD 953 million in the first six months of 2019, supported by a strong performance by Reinsurance and investment results. Net premiums earned and fee income rose by 7.9% year-on-year to USD 18.2 billion, reflecting growth across all Business Units. The Group ROE was 6.6%.