Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Singapore Life buys Zurich portfolio

Singapore Life buys Zurich portfolio

The city’s newest insurer has gone from fintech startup to significant player.

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Motor premiums versus autonomy

Motor premiums versus autonomy

The rise of autonomous vehicles will require motor insurers to pursue new sources of revenue.

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Tough times for reinsurers in China

Tough times for reinsurers in China

Tighter regulations and the country’s new solvency regime are putting pressure on both the top and bottom lines.

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Cyber risk rising

Cyber risk rising

Are underwriters prepared for the digital equivalent of Hurricane Andrew?

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An end to rate reductions?

An end to rate reductions?

Insurance buyers with a built-in expectation of year-on-year, double-digit discounts may not like 2018.

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Investors look forward to 2018

Investors look forward to 2018

Global economic growth proved surprisingly robust during 2017 given the challenges it faced. Will it continue?

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Bridging the protection gap with PPP

Bridging the protection gap with PPP

Public-private partnerships might offer the best hope of solving under-insurance in emerging Asia.

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Philippines to probe GSIS reinsurance contracts

Philippines to probe GSIS reinsurance contracts

An inquiry into the Government Service Institution System highlights the challenges faced in emerging markets.

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Life insurance still driving valuation growth

Life insurance still driving valuation growth

The embedded value of Asian insurers continues to grow, driven by life insurance premiums and capital markets.

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Asia’s product recall problem

Asia’s product recall problem

The outsourcing of global manufacturing to Asia has lowered the cost of products — but also the quality.

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Racing to beat climate change

Racing to beat climate change

Insurers are divided on how climate change will affect the industry overall.

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The future of insurtech

The future of insurtech

The level of innovation seen in the industry so far has merely scratched the surface.

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Targeting Asian growth

Targeting Asian growth

International insurers are looking to under-invested emerging Asian markets as a solution to their problems at home.

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China’s innovation problem

China’s innovation problem

While there are clearly some novel ideas with regards to online shopping, can China truly innovate?

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Where now for Asia Capital Re?

Where now for Asia Capital Re?

The failure to secure a sale to Chinese investors has sent the company back to square one.

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Make risk management great again

Make risk management great again

Risk managers are operating in a world of abundant uncertainty, but need to embrace change, says Parima chairman.

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A new crop of Asian insurtech startups

A new crop of Asian insurtech startups

Four Asian insurtech startups were on display this week at Accenture’s fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia Pacific.

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Asia buoys insurance results

Asia buoys insurance results

Insurers had a difficult third quarter, but improved performance in Asia has helped several companies to beat expectations.

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