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How Singapore's 360F collates self-reported metrics for better financial advice
15 Sep 20
The insurtech helps bridge the trust gap between advisors and clients.
How insurtech Cover Genius delivers personalised insurance anywhere
8 Sep 20
It partners with insurers to distribute plans through e-commerce sites.
Prudential Malaysia's digital journey let operations take flight amidst the crisis
26 Aug 20
Its five-year digitalisation plan allowed for easy transition to remote work and services.
Malaysian general insurers face worst H1 in recent years
18 Aug 20
Gross direct premiums dropped 3.6% to $2.05b.
Taiwan's life insurers shift products ahead of new solvency
6 Aug 20
The segment will likely prioritise foreign currency over the local dollar.
Most Australians can't pay upfront fee for insurance advise: study
28 Jul 20
Regulatory disruptions have also reduced access to life insurance.
Only 3 in APAC's 50 largest insurers were ready for the pandemic: study
16 Jul 20
Only AIA, Tokio Marine, and MS&AD considered a pandemic as a key risk to operations.
Singlife shows traditional insurers how to thrive in the new normal
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.
Insurance in the time of coronavirus
20 May 20
Insurers from Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore reveal how they are coping.
Almost half of APAC residents seek new insurance policies
5 May 20
85% in China expect insurance companies to payout valid claims.
Insurance firms tap into big data for new products
16 Jan 20
Total assets of the 50 largest insurers went down 6.47% to $217b in 2019.
Beyond Japan: Sompo Holdings Asia's journey towards a sturdy retail platform
28 Jul 19
The insurer seeks to build and reinforce brand awareness for direct consumers in key Asia Pacific markets.
Singapore's new business premiums in life insurance up 1% to $687.16m in Q1
9 May 19
The uptake in annual premium buys offset the decrease in single premium product purchases.
APAC insurance deals up 40% in 2018: report
19 Mar 19
There were 59 completed M&As last year from 42 in 2017.
Korea cracks down on third-party agent selling
13 Mar 19
The move will enhance transparency and reduce risk of mis-selling.
Korean life insurers hit by short-term pain in shift towards protection products
8 Mar 19
Savings type products require higher capital charges and offer less attractive margins.
Insurance gross premiums in Singapore up 3.4% to $3.81b in 2018
6 Mar 19
The motor insurance segment’s underwriting profit jumped 137% to $9.96m.
Insurance pricing in Asia up 0.4% in Q4
1 Mar 19
This represents the first increase in composite price in four years.
APAC's life and P&C insurance sector will remain stable in 2019: Moody's
12 Dec 18
Ageing populations will boost demand for long-term investment and health coverage.
Japanese non-life insurers burned by fire premium losses
17 Aug 18
Insurance firms are bearing the weight of losses brought about by natural disasters.
Chinese P&C insurers' digitalisation efforts beat Hong Kong and Japan
2 Aug 18
Ping An P&C’s motor insurance service uses image recognition to provide repair estimates based on submitted pictures.
Are you an ecosystem insurer?
25 Jul 18
Analysts say that the rewards for working in a digital ecosystem are worth the effort.
Fire insurance in Japan receives profit boost to offset dismal auto underwriting
6 Jul 18
The advisory rate revision will reflect increased losses from natural catastrophe and water leakages.
Chinese insurers shun universal life policies to ensure sustainability
8 Jun 18
These are commonly structured as short-term savings products.
Singapore battered by massive $669.97b mortality and critical illness gap
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...
How must insurance firms in Singapore play the game of digital catch up?
26 Jan 18
The “wait and see” attitude is holding back insurers from being early adopters of digital transformation.
Where are the drones in insurance?
19 Sep 17
Are wearables the closest thing to drones in the insurance sector?
How AI is changing the insurance industry
18 Sep 17
Insurers are beginning to explore the use of AI.
Allianz Life Malaysia, RHB Trustees partner for legacy planning
Insurtech Cover Genius raises $10.6m in funding round
FWD Hong Kong floats new flexi-plan product
Insurance Asia Awards presents the winners in its first ever digital awards presentation
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