Magazine

Feb 2019

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Notebook


Big Data: Practical use cases

Big data brings big opportunities

Manulife Asia chief analytics officer Laura Cao discusses how big data benefits both insurers and customers.
 

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Using big data to monitor and forecast corporate insolvency

Data in the field of credit-risk modelling goes beyond traditional sources – financial statements, for example, can now be complemented in other dimensions with news or social media. Euler Hermes APAC’s Tricia Koh reports.
 


Claims

Financial lines and liability claims rising in Asia-Pacific

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty analysed over 471,000 global insurance claims from 206 territories from 1 July 2013 to 1 July 2018 amounting to $66.5bn.
 

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Data as the fuel for analytics

Analytics is an essential tool to help insurers remain competitive but traditional insurers within the Asia-Pacific are struggling to get access to the data in their legacy systems to enable advanced analytics. This report from EY Asia-Pacific’s David Chen.
 


Think Tank

The Geneva Association - Virtual competition: Online platforms, consumer outcomes and competition in insurance

The World Economic Forum estimates that online platforms could unlock $10tn of value for business and the wider society over the next 10 years. A report from The Geneva Association’s Ms Anna Maria D’Hulster.
 


Revealing insights from insurance industry leaders in Asia

Every week, Asia Insurance Review surveys its readership to glean insights into the big issues that confront leading executives in insurance and reinsurance in the region. The results of our surveys are published in the form of a series of infographics.