Sri Lanka, Aug. 22 -- Sri Lanka's Ceylinco Life reported a six month net income of 14.7 billion rupees with a premium income up 5.7 percent to 8.8 billion rupees.

The company's investment income grew 16 percent to 5.9 billion rupees while benefits and claims paid grew by 11.7 percent to 5 billion rupees.

Ceylinco Life has reported net income of Rs 14.7 billion for the first half of 2019, an increase of 10.55 per cent over the corresponding period of last year as a result of investments yielding noteworthy returns and premium income recording equitable growth.

In its 16th consecutive year of market leadership, the Company's premium income for the six months ending 30th June 2019 improved by 5.72 per cent to Rs 8.8 billion while investment...