• Kyodo


The nation’s top nine life insurance companies booked mixed results for the first half of fiscal 2011, affected by sales of insurance policies through banks, according to their latest earnings reports.

Premium revenues, their principal source of income, grew more than 10 percent in the April-September period from a year earlier at Nippon Life Insurance Co. and Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co., T&D Holdings Inc. and Sony Life Insurance Co. also increased their revenues.

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