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  • Authorities seek info on insurers' exposure to local governments

    Insurance companies in China have been conducting internal risk reviews focussing on their investment exposures to local governments, including whether the instruments in which they have invested are currently in default or expected to be so.

    China | 15 Feb 2019
  • Authorities mull ways for insurers to join hands with trust companies

    The CBIRC is considering modifying the conditions under which insurance companies can cooperate with trust companies that have been barred from operations because they had been subjected to administrative action.

    China | 15 Feb 2019
  • Universal life insurance business bounces back in 2018

    Universal life insurance business, which plunged in 2017 following a regulatory crackdown on short-term high-returns products, rebounded in 2018. According to the latest data released by the CBIRC, new premiums for investment-type life products (mainly universal insurance) reached CNY795.4bn ($117.5bn) in 2018, a significant increase of 35% over 2017.

    China | 15 Feb 2019
  • Australia: Campaign urges questions about investments & ethics

    Nine in 10 Australians expect their superannuation or other investments to be invested responsibly and ethically. However, most people don't know what their superannuation funds are invested in due to a lack of transparency in the superannuation and investment sector, according to leading ethical wealth manager Australian Ethical.

    Asia | 15 Feb 2019
  • Taiwan: Proposed forex rule changes could lead insurers to lower hedged ratios

    Revisions proposed to foreign-exchange volatility reserve rules by Taiwan's insurance regulator, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), would incentivise insurers to lower their hedged ratios (i.e., the share of their foreign currency portfolios hedged with traditional instruments such as nondeliverable forwards and cross-currency swaps) against potential Taiwanese dollar appreciation, according to a commentary by Moody's Investors Service.

    Asia | 12 Feb 2019
  • China: Insurance asset management body gathers experts

    The Insurance Asset Management Association of China (IAMAC) plans to establish a specialised evaluation database covering equity-related products. The association has already begun to gather experts to assess equity investment plans and insurance private equity funds.

    Asia | 08 Feb 2019
  • Chinese Insurers Unlikely to Shift Investments on CBIRC's Push - Fitch Ratings

    Chinese insurers are unlikely to dramatically alter their investment strategies or modify their asset allocations despite recent encouragement from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) to invest their long-term funds in high-quality listed stocks and bonds, long-term equity investments, and securities brokerage firms' asset management plans and trust products, Fitch Ratings says.

    Agents | 05 Feb 2019
  • Average rate of returns on insurance investments lower at 4.3% in 2018

    The investment yield on insurance funds last year was about 4.3%, compared to 5.8% in 2017, according to data obtained by Securities Times.

    China | 01 Feb 2019
  • Insurers expected to stick to principles in face of calls to invest more in equities

    Chinese insurers are unlikely to dramatically alter their investment strategies or modify their asset allocations despite recent encouragement from the CBIRC to invest their long-term funds in high-quality listed stocks and bonds, long-term equity investments, and securities brokerage firms' asset management plans and trust products, Fitch Ratings says.

    China | 01 Feb 2019
  • Insurance coverage increases as B&R business expands

    State-owned China Export Credit Insurance Corporation (or Sinosure) has announced that it underwrote $150.6bn worth of cover for exports and investments along the Belt and Road last year.

    China | 01 Feb 2019


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