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May 2020

Insurance


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Assessing crop-insurance risk in India remains a challenge

India’s dominant crop-insurance programme presents insurers and reinsurers with unique challenges of risk assessment. 
 


Life & health

Health insurers must keep innovating to contain costs in Asia

How can premium increases be kept to acceptable levels if medical costs inflation runs above general inflation rates, often into the double digits for individual countries? 
 

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Banking on partnerships

Since 2013, over 50 bancassurance deals have been signed across Asia – with about $6bn from 15 of these partnerships.
 

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Think Tank - The Geneva Association: Addressing obstacles to life insurance demand

In a number of mature economies, life insurance penetration, defined as the share of premiums in GDP, has been declining since the beginning of this century, a trend that has accelerated in the wake of the global financial crisis.
 


View from India - COVID-19: The way ahead for the Indian insurance industry

The 40-day national lockdown has helped India greatly reduce the impact of COVID-19. However, the pandemic is rapidly evolving.
 

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Learning from the best

We spoke to Cathay Life Insurance’s Andrew Liu to find out what winning the Life Insurance Company of the Year means for the company.
 

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For HNW individuals, life insurance is good medicine in these times

Oscar Wilde once said, “To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” The coronavirus pandemic has challenged even the most modern intellects.
 

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