News

12 Jan 21
Expected reliance on health insurance may leave insurers vulnerable to medical risks.
12 Jan 21
They have been working on materials for elderly clients and high school students.
4 Jan 21
Risk-based capital ratio of local insurers gained 7.5pp to 283.9%.
18 Dec 20
We're taking the time off!
15 Dec 20
Digitalisation and disease-focused plans helped insurers boost value proposition.
15 Dec 20
Manulife has also agreed to a bancassurance partnership with VietinBank.
11 Dec 20
Insurance Asia's first-ever virtual conference tries to answer the question.
11 Dec 20
The pandemic will still bring short- to long-term changes in the sector.
3 Dec 20
They were formerly with Aviva and Great Eastern Life, respectively.
3 Dec 20
Capitalisation may have improved but headwinds remain.
2 Dec 20
Deadline for submission of entries is on 5 March 2021.
27 Nov 20
Kicking off on 7 December, the conference features key luminaries that include Bill Gates, NZ PM Jacinda Ardern, amongst others.
27 Nov 20
Both its general and life businesses posted increases in GWP.
23 Nov 20
Average premium income for the big six insurers shrank 1.3% YoY.
18 Nov 20
It posted a 13% drop in weighted new business premiums in H1 2020.
18 Nov 20
Headwinds such as a sluggish economy and disasters will lower premium earnings.
18 Nov 20
The products grant at least S$30,000 in coverage for medical treatment.
11 Nov 20
Legacy practices subvert their flexibility in handling ESG initiatives.
10 Nov 20
Monthly numbers slipped but YTD figures rose.
10 Nov 20
First-year premiums jumped 31.9% to $3.07b.
6 Nov 20
Total weighted premiums hit S$1.33b.
4 Nov 20
Around 100 participants are expected.
4 Nov 20
Total weighted new sales ballooned 36% to $316.3 (S$432.8m).
21 Oct 20
The downturn is most evident in the motor insurance business.
16 Oct 20
It has a "pre disability per policy year" claims mechanism.
16 Oct 20
The firm has announced its product launches on Shopee Thailand.
14 Oct 20
Clients will be able to set up trusts with a special fixed rate.
25 Sep 20
It hopes to have an agreement for recurrent revenue.
17 Sep 20
The sector is expected to just grow 3.8% this year.
14 Sep 20
Singlife and its consortium will acquire a 75% stake in the latter.
7 Sep 20
Over-reliance on one product will stunt sector growth.
27 Aug 20
They are re-emphasising on capital to build buffers against claims and losses.
27 Aug 20
It would be more benefitting for the life segment.
26 Aug 20
They will be starting with Singtel Home Protect which covers telco and housing bills.
25 Aug 20
Over half were processed within seven days.
24 Aug 20
Swiss Re reportedly invested $100m in the platform, a source said.
20 Aug 20
Limited face-to-face sales pushed VONB down.
19 Aug 20
Recovery will be a measly 0.2% in 2021.
19 Aug 20
Investment-linked policies dropped 24.5%, triggering the fall.
17 Aug 20
The country is dominated by local insurers.