Fires, Covid and war weigh on marine lines in AsiaApril 1 2022 by Nick Ferguson
‘Tough’ Philippines renewals seeing up to 50% hikes in property, PV to climb 30%
- March 30
Reinsurers adamant on rate increases even for loss-free accounts due to cat exposure, inflation and treaty costs.
World Bank cat bond listing boosts Hong Kong’s ILS ambitions
- March 29
As a risk management hub, the city is looking to attract talent, diversify business and develop an ecosystem, says HKIA's Clement Cheung.
NSW’s new government urged to bin premium levy
- March 28
Dropping the emergency service levy, which adds an 18% surcharge to home insurance and 40% to business premiums in the state, will lower insurance costs.
India renewals to see prices climb 10-35%
- March 27
The market is likely to see property, fire and marine premiums correcting as negotiations hit their final week.
Allianz Re: Agriculture Insurance in Asia: Protection gap and embracing technology
Digital transformation is at the heart of bridging protection gap and removing bottlenecks for farm cover in China and India.
AXA XL: Helping ESG move from the periphery to the mainstream
Underwriter Victoria Soo and Senior Risk Analyst Daryl Soh on how credit insurance helps finance infrastructure projects and other ESG investments.