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Regulators rethink how insurers’ risks are assessed

Regulators rethink how insurers’ risks are assessed

Global regulators are considering changing the way “systemically important” insurers are defined.

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DeltaDigital launched as Singapore’s first online financial lines tool

DeltaDigital launched as Singapore’s first online financial lines tool

It offers instant quotes for products such as cyber, professional liability, technology professional liability and management liability.

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Non-life, reinsurance prices forecast to go up

Non-life, reinsurance prices forecast to go up

The string of large natural catastrophes this year could lead to rate hardening next year and in 2019, says a new report.

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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty expands in China, Indonesia

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty expands in China, Indonesia

The business has started operations in Beijing and Jakarta to meet growing demand in the corporate insurance segment.

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Three Chinese insurers punished over “problematic” policies

Three Chinese insurers punished over “problematic” policies

The three companies have been banned from applying for permission to sell new products for six months.

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Vietnam premiums up 20%

Vietnam premiums up 20%

The country’s insurance industry continues to expand, with total premiums reaching US$3.7bn through October.

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US$2.2tr of China’s insurance funds utilised in Q1-Q3

US$2.2tr of China’s insurance funds utilised in Q1-Q3

The amount is 9.38% higher than the total insurance funds used as of the end of last year.

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Zhongtian Financial to pay US$4.7bn for stake in Huaxia Life

Zhongtian Financial to pay US$4.7bn for stake in Huaxia Life

It will buy the stakes from Beijing Qianxi Shihao Electron Technology and Beijing Zhongsheng Century Technology.

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New shipowners’ insurance launched in Hong Kong

New shipowners’ insurance launched in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong China War Risk Syndicate covers marine hulls for acts of war, piracy and other potential dangers.

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Life insurers to benefit from China’s eased restrictions

Life insurers to benefit from China’s eased restrictions

The decision to ease restrictions on foreign ownership of financial firms is expected to attract more investment.

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FWD appoints new chief executive for Thailand

FWD appoints new chief executive for Thailand

Poramasiri Manolamai takes over from the current chief executive for Thailand, Mike Plaxton, effective January 1, 2018.

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Korean insurers ask for government help on earthquake risk

Korean insurers ask for government help on earthquake risk

Insurers say earthquake policies will not be profitable unless the government shares a bigger financial burden.

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Insurance telematics make up 10% of market share

Insurance telematics make up 10% of market share

The market is expected to reach US$114bn by 2025 thanks to the swift penetration of smart connectivity systems.

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AIA launches HK’s first blockchain-enabled bancassurance

AIA launches HK’s first blockchain-enabled bancassurance

The technology will cut the time it takes to process insurance applications while improving transparency.

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Insurers in Malaysia target local capital

Insurers in Malaysia target local capital

Global insurers are aiming to comply with the June 2018 deadline to achieve a 30% local shareholding.

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Asia drives Prudential’s new-business profit

Asia drives Prudential’s new-business profit

Higher sales volumes and a boost from higher interest rates have driven results so far this year.

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Moody’s welcomes China’s removal of foreign ownership cap

Moody’s welcomes China’s removal of foreign ownership cap

The new regime is credit positive for both foreign and domestic life insurers, says the rating agency.

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Insurance M&A increases in value

Insurance M&A increases in value

“Fewer in number, but higher in value” says Willis Towers Watson in its recent survey.

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