Great-West Lifeco Inc.

12:24 PM EST - Great-West Lifeco Inc. : Announced net earnings attributable to common shareholders (net earnings) of $657 million or $0.67 per common share for the first quarter of 2019 compared to $731 million or $0.74 per common share for the same quarter last year. Net earnings in the first quarter of 2019 of $657 million decreased from $731 million in the prior year, primarily due to higher income taxes, lower net fee income in Canada and the U.S., and unfavourable claims experience in Europe. Great-West Lifeco Inc.
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