Stocks traded on the Hong Kong exchange may have had a topsy-turvy year; but its listed companies haven’t exactly been shy about making eye-catching moves. China Life Insurance is no exception. The firm, second to Ping An Insurance in the country in terms of market value, saw its net profit rise to nearly $5.1 billion in 2017, or a nearly 70% year-over-year rise. Last August, the company announced a $1 billion private equity fund, in conjunction with Chinese Internet giant Baidu, centering on tech investments.
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