In Focus

Asia commercial insurance pricing increases sluggish in Q2

Pricing increased just 3% for the region, the same as last year.

Longer life is a potential financial nightmare for Singaporeans

This is the case for more than half of uninsured retirees.

Increase in profits still too slow for Taiwan’s insurance industry

For a developed country, insurance penetration remains low at 1%.

Top three things killing the insurance industry

Thanks to these threats, 54% of insurers had an ROE below their cost of equity.

APAC life segment records highest growth rate in over five years in 2021

Life insurance premiums in the region reached a record-breaking $1.3t.

What are Taiwan’s insurance regulation amendments for the elderly?

Several amendments were introduced to enhance the protection of senior citizens.

Why this SG-based fintech firm is ending the pen-and-paper era of financial advisors

GoalsMapper used its cloud-based platform to help financial advisors support 80,000 clients.

How did Hong Kong’s insurance industry fare in its first quarter?

The industry showed only flat growth across both long-term and general business.

Nat Cat makes home insurance unaffordable in Australia

This could ultimately lead to underinsurance or no insurance at all.

How has China's insurance industry fared amidst strict lockdowns?

Life players spirals whilst P&C insurers gain ground.

APAC PA&H insurance premiums to more than double in 2026

The segment is growing at an annual growth rate of 13%.

Global insurtech funding reaches $15.8b in 2021

Insurtech deals reached a record breaking 564.

Why embedded insurance is cutting out the middleman

Without middlemen, insurance will get cheaper for consumers.

The life-changing ‘crash’ of PGA Sompo’s CEO

How a car accident propelled Fumihiko Harada to a career in insurance.