Industry Segments: Solvency Page 2 / 4
- November 29 2017
Hong Kong insurers attract buyers seeking M&A-driven growth
US and European insurers look to Asia amid low growth and even lower interest rates, according to new research.
- August 2 2017
China tells Anbang to sell overseas assets
The company has been urged to channel its overseas investments back to China and dispose of its offshore assets.
- June 8 2017
CIRC to strengthen standards
China's insurance watchdog will implement a spate of more stringent measures on liability, investment and liquidity risks.
- June 2 2017
CIRC seeks experts on solvency supervision
The insurance watchdog in China will tap external experts to form part of a solvency supervision consulting panel.
- May 25 2017
China insurers’ solvency remains at a healthy level
First-quarter capital adequacy reflects efforts to keep risks within control, says the insurance regulator.
- May 19 2017
Foresea Life keeps afloat amid Beijing crackdown
Company states normal operations and stable cash flow.
- May 15 2017
China’s tightening to benefit insurers in long run
Analysts are confident that stricter oversight from the regulator will result in better market discipline.
- May 15 2017
Global non-life investment income set to decline
Moody’s says that low global interest rates will continue to pressure profitability and solvency.
- April 26 2017
Korean life insurers face IFRS 17 challenge
However, its implementation will promote structural improvement and value creation over time.
- April 4 2017
New reporting standards to bring more investors to Korea
The introduction of IFRS 17 will make the country's insurers more comparable with global peers.
- March 13 2017
Fewer nonlife firms in the Philippines expected this year
Numbers are expected to decline this year as the regulator imposes higher capital requirements for insurers.
- February 24 2017
India’s state-owned general insurers may merge
Oriental, National and United India Insurance are likely to be merged to fetch stronger valuations.
- February 20 2017
Panel of actuaries to examine new policies in India
New products will soon need the approval of a panel of actuaries before they can go on sale.
- January 3 2017
India’s public and private insurers in the doldrums
Higher claims, rising operating costs and aggressive sales strategies are taking their toll on profitability.
- December 27 2016
Peak Re gets go signal for reinsurance subsidiary
Zurich-based subsidiary to provide opportunities for expansion in Europe.
- December 23 2016
China tightening issuance of insurance licences
The move comes amid efforts to reduce risks resulting from aggressive business and investment practices.
- September 23 2016
Chinese life firms see dip in solvency ratios
China’s new risk-based capital rules have led to a declining solvency trend, according to Moody’s.
- July 29 2016
China calls for slowdown on global capital standards
Chinese insurance regulators have asked for a go-slow approach in developing international insurance capital standards.
- July 21 2016
Chinese insurers hampered by weak risk management
Insufficient risk management professionals and tools make transition to a new risk-oriented solvency system challenging, says PwC.
- July 19 2016
Singapore regulator eases capital requirements
MAS has acknowledged the need to relax the capital requirements of insurers as revealed in a proposed revised framework.