Japan

Japanese life segment stands strong as firms maintain solid capital positions: AM Best

Several tailwind factors improved overall business conditions.
6 days ago

Japanese life segment stands strong as firms maintain solid capital positions: AM Best

Several tailwind factors improved overall business conditions.
6 days ago

Dai-Ichi Life and Resolution Re signs reinsurance agreement

This marks the first Japanese reinsurance transaction for Resolution Re.

Japanese insurer takes giant leap for space insurance

This will be the first case of commercial lunar exploration insurance.

Japan eyes revamp of workers insurance scheme

The issue will be discussed by a panel of government experts on the social security system.

Sompo International opens Tokyo office

The firm has appointed Kenneth Reilly to lead the new branch.

Japanese non-life insurers suspends contracts for firms operating in Russia

The suspension comes after Russia designated Japan as ‘unfriendly’ last month.

Taiju Life Insurance halts sales of COVID-19 cover

This comes amidst a surge in Omicron cases in Japan.

Meiji Yasuda Life to invest $43m in new ESG engagement fund

This is part of a business alliance with SDG Impact Japan.

Tokio Marine enters into an alliance with May Mobility

One of its aims is to research insurance products for autonomous driving.

Japanese general insurers shift focus to property and specialty lines

Motor insurance premium decline triggered this shift.

Nippon Life proves resilient amidst pandemic

The insurer proved stable with core operating profits at ¥690b.

Tokio Marine joins Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

They are the first Japanese insurance firm to become a member.

Life Insurance Association of Japan lays out plans for 2022

It plans to focus on three initiatives to meet customer expectations.

Tokio Marine launches new partnership with MaaS Tech Japan

This expands their original business alliance agreement in June 2020.

Tokio Marine transforms non-life subsidiary to insurtech

It plans to position the new insurtech as the digital R&D hub of the group.