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PwC outlines 10 imperatives for Japanese insurers
BOJ's rate shift could challenge Japanese insurers.
Noto Earthquake claims reach $578.2m in May
Of the total claims collected, 68.7% were paid.
Indian life insurance market expands 12% YoY in May
The overall medium-term outlook remains positive.
AllianzGI gets new CIO for fixed income
Michael Krautzberger will succeed Franck Dixmier.
Gig worker platform offers paid leaves, underwritten by Etiqa
80% of the surveyed wanted traditional benefits.
Japan's life insurers see profit rise amidst lower claims
The industry is projected to deliver better core profits in FY2024.
Swiss Re identifies 16 emerging insurance risks
Its latest report warns that the majority of these risks are becoming more intertwined.
HKIA updates capital rules
The updated guidelines are effective 1 July.
Prudential announces new lead for data, analytics and AI
Grace Park has more than 20 years of industry experience.
APRA sets 2025 start for new risk standards
The Practice Guide CPG 230 aims to support the management of financial institutions.
IRDAI unveils major life insurance reforms
Key changes focus on clarity, alternative options, and reinforced governance.
Manulife prices S$500m notes due 2034
The notes have a fixed 4.275% interest rate.
How the insurance industry supports Asia in net-zero transition
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Asia has been warming faster than the global average.
Zurich pays over $1.53b in life insurance claims in 2023
Lifetime cost estimates for spinal cord injury ranged between $6.8m and $12.9m.
Geneva Association elects CEO of AIA as chairman
Three new board members represent Tokio Marine, BNP Paribas, and Achmea.

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Indonesia enters era of digital insurance distribution
Industry executives at Insurance Asia Forum 2024 push the digital mindset in developing an efficient ecosystem.
Indonesia needs a little tech to boost insurance penetration
When compared to GDP, insurance penetration in Indonesia is 1.4%, which is low relative to ASEAN.
Insurance CEO unfolds how Indonesian firms can focus on growth amidst new regulations
Whilst the market drives towards growth, new rules shrink insurer presence.
Insurance How Grandtag secures the bag for Asia’s richest
Grandtag Financial’s regional CEO spills how ‘jumbo life insurance’ attracts UHNWIs in Asia.
Insurance Chinese insurers deem it wise to move to alternative investments
Analysts see new regulations driving a conservative shift as insurers seek stability amidst volatile markets.
Insurance Is ‘Londonisation’ good for Asia’s M&A insurance market?
Industry experts dissect the region’s low usage rates for M&A insurance despite more industry players entering the field.
Insurance Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.

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PwC outlines 10 imperatives for Japanese insurers
BOJ's rate shift could challenge Japanese insurers.
Noto Earthquake claims reach $578.2m in May
Of the total claims collected, 68.7% were paid.
Indian life insurance market expands 12% YoY in May
The overall medium-term outlook remains positive.
AllianzGI gets new CIO for fixed income
Michael Krautzberger will succeed Franck Dixmier.
Gig worker platform offers paid leaves, underwritten by Etiqa
80% of the surveyed wanted traditional benefits.
Japan's life insurers see profit rise amidst lower claims
The industry is projected to deliver better core profits in FY2024.
Swiss Re identifies 16 emerging insurance risks
Its latest report warns that the majority of these risks are becoming more intertwined.
HKIA updates capital rules
The updated guidelines are effective 1 July.
Prudential announces new lead for data, analytics and AI
Grace Park has more than 20 years of industry experience.
APRA sets 2025 start for new risk standards
The Practice Guide CPG 230 aims to support the management of financial institutions.
IRDAI unveils major life insurance reforms
Key changes focus on clarity, alternative options, and reinforced governance.
Manulife prices S$500m notes due 2034
The notes have a fixed 4.275% interest rate.
How the insurance industry supports Asia in net-zero transition
^ "https://vimeo.com/955771854"
Asia has been warming faster than the global average.
Zurich pays over $1.53b in life insurance claims in 2023
Lifetime cost estimates for spinal cord injury ranged between $6.8m and $12.9m.
Geneva Association elects CEO of AIA as chairman
Three new board members represent Tokio Marine, BNP Paribas, and Achmea.

Exclusives

Indonesia enters era of digital insurance distribution
Industry executives at Insurance Asia Forum 2024 push the digital mindset in developing an efficient ecosystem.
Indonesia needs a little tech to boost insurance penetration
When compared to GDP, insurance penetration in Indonesia is 1.4%, which is low relative to ASEAN.
Insurance CEO unfolds how Indonesian firms can focus on growth amidst new regulations
Whilst the market drives towards growth, new rules shrink insurer presence.
Insurance How Grandtag secures the bag for Asia’s richest
Grandtag Financial’s regional CEO spills how ‘jumbo life insurance’ attracts UHNWIs in Asia.
Insurance Chinese insurers deem it wise to move to alternative investments
Analysts see new regulations driving a conservative shift as insurers seek stability amidst volatile markets.
Insurance Is ‘Londonisation’ good for Asia’s M&A insurance market?
Industry experts dissect the region’s low usage rates for M&A insurance despite more industry players entering the field.
Insurance Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.

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