The logo of German banking and insurance giant Allianz is seen ...
Feb 24th, 2011
(AFP/DDP/File) - The logo of German banking and insurance giant Allianz is seen on the roof of the firm's headquarters near Munich. The insurance giant has said that its 2010 net profit jumped by 20.1 percent to 5.05 billion euros ($6.94 billion).(AFP/DDP/File/Joerg Koch) -
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