Thai insurers face big Covid lossesDecember 1 2021 by Nick Ferguson
- January 5
Non-life premiums from Asia Pacific declined by 11.2% as Covid restrictions took hold.
- December 29
General insurers down under saw underwriting profits jump 163% in the first nine months of 2021.
- December 22
At 6%, general insurance sector premium growth is edging back to pre-Covid levels.
- November 22
Income fell by 16% during the third quarter after a Covid surge in July.
The rating agency’s outlooks on the life and non-life insurance sectors in China and Japan remain ‘neutral’, while the outlook on the Korean market has been revised to ‘neutral’ from ‘deteriorating’.
Russell Higginbotham, Swiss Re's CEO Reinsurance Asia, discusses the impact of climate change for life and health (re)insurers in the region.