By Cristina Roca
Germany's Allianz SE said late Thursday that it will launch a buyback program of up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.62 billion).
The insurer said the program will start in March and finish by the end of the year at the latest. All repurchased shares will be canceled, Allianz said.
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