In Focus

6 Apr 21
Chief executive Joseph Gross reveals what it takes to be a leader.
23 Mar 21
CEO Rattapol Gitisakchaiyakul reveals the driving force behind the idea.
24 Feb 21
Seven in 10 see rise in critical illness insurance sales.
15 Feb 21
Rising premiums and digitisation present a faster and positive recovery for the sector.
3 Feb 21
A disciplined growth should temper aggresive practices and push revamps.
18 Jan 21
With its insurtech partner CareVoice, it promises a user-centric and fully digital experience.
5 Jan 21
The insurer has launched a new product tailored to a multi-generational workforce.
9 Nov 20
Demand for protection against natural disasters is spurring the growth.
15 Sep 20
The insurtech helps bridge the trust gap between advisors and clients.
8 Sep 20
It partners with insurers to distribute plans through e-commerce sites.
26 Aug 20
Its five-year digitalisation plan allowed for easy transition to remote work and services.
18 Aug 20
Gross direct premiums dropped 3.6% to $2.05b.
6 Aug 20
The segment will likely prioritise foreign currency over the local dollar.
28 Jul 20
Regulatory disruptions have also reduced access to life insurance.
16 Jul 20
Only AIA, Tokio Marine, and MS&AD considered a pandemic as a key risk to operations.
25 Jun 20
A product with a wide-reaching coverage and having a strong digital service is the way to go, says CEO Walter de Oude.
20 May 20
Insurers from Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore reveal how they are coping.
5 May 20
85% in China expect insurance companies to payout valid claims.
16 Jan 20
Total assets of the 50 largest insurers went down 6.47% to $217b in 2019.
28 Jul 19
The insurer seeks to build and reinforce brand awareness for direct consumers in key Asia Pacific markets.
9 May 19
The uptake in annual premium buys offset the decrease in single premium product purchases.
19 Mar 19
There were 59 completed M&As last year from 42 in 2017.
13 Mar 19
The move will enhance transparency and reduce risk of mis-selling.
8 Mar 19
Savings type products require higher capital charges and offer less attractive margins.
6 Mar 19
The motor insurance segment’s underwriting profit jumped 137% to $9.96m.
1 Mar 19
This represents the first increase in composite price in four years.
12 Dec 18
Ageing populations will boost demand for long-term investment and health coverage.
17 Aug 18
Insurance firms are bearing the weight of losses brought about by natural disasters.
2 Aug 18
Ping An P&C’s motor insurance service uses image recognition to provide repair estimates based on submitted pictures.
25 Jul 18
Analysts say that the rewards for working in a digital ecosystem are worth the effort.
6 Jul 18
The advisory rate revision will reflect increased losses from natural catastrophe and water leakages.
8 Jun 18
These are commonly structured as short-term savings products.
4 May 18
This represents the gap residents must cover in case of emergencies rendering them unable to work and provide for their families' financial...
26 Jan 18
The “wait and see” attitude is holding back insurers from being early adopters of digital transformation.
19 Sep 17
Are wearables the closest thing to drones in the insurance sector?
18 Sep 17
Insurers are beginning to explore the use of AI.