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Reinsurer Scor posts rise in contract renewals, keeps financial targets

PARIS, Feb 9 (Reuters) - French reinsurer Scor reported on Tuesday a rise in its renewals of contracts and premiums, and added it was sticking to its earlier financial targets for growth and profits.

Scor said its premiums increased by 15.9% from a year earlier to 3.45 billion euros ($4.2 billion), with an overall average price increase of 7.8%.

$1 = 0.8278 euros Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Jacqueline Wong

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