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Top three things killing the insurance industry

Thanks to these threats, 54% of insurers had an ROE below their cost of equity.
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Top three things killing the insurance industry

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

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.

No man left behind: How insurtech is solving the underinsurance mess

Most problems in the industry seem to be ‘self-created’.

LIC losing ground in India market share

Its competitors have projected double-digit growth from 2016 to 2020.

Time for a comeback? Hong Kong’s top 50 insurers show a 9.75% surge in assets

Health and wellness products still remain a priority for the industry.

AIA's smart calculator helps Singaporeans' figure out their financial weaknesses

The app calculates the personal financial satisfaction score based on the customer’s financial goals.

Cyber threats to grow Hong Kong’s general insurance industry to $10b in 2026

Strong performance from liability, property, and financial lines insurance to boost the industry.

Australia private health insurers rallies in 2021 with 229.3% surge in profits

The increase was driven by insurance profits and investment income recovery.