Japan, interest rates and insurance
Insurance impact of the Adani ambush
The future of insurance calling
View from India - India: Mental health and fitness to drive
AI solution addresses motor insurance fraud
Life & health
Understanding the costs of healthcare in Southeast Asia
Supporting women's need for cover
A 360-degree insurance product for women
Indian insurance products for women
Cambodia: Women's health impacts the country
Women need an environment that nurtures
Philippines: Studies required to improve premiums for women
Australia: Menopause-related risk needs to be addressed
Top regulatory priority is ensuring solvency of insurers
Insurance market 1H profits contracts on COVID and CAT woes
A hard market in recovery
Reinsurance: Coping with recession, ageing and Nat CAT
InsurTech growing slowly but surely in Japan
Technology essential but with a human touch
Soft yen has mixed impact on insurers
Life sector in Japan learns to live with COVID
Getting life insurance in Australia moving again
Leading edge insurance college for Australia
Inclusive insurance to bridge the protection gap
Will China insurance top 5% in 2023?
Insurance for all
Asia: Balance sheet management becomes more important for insurers
Malaysia: Central bank releases draft Financial Inclusion Framework 2023-2026
India: Majority keen on usage-based insurance
Cyber security will see an important evolution in 2023
Mental health a major claims risk for employers
Insurers adopt net-zero target protocol
India: Edelweiss Tokio Life launches income-oriented insurance plan
India: ManipalCigna Health Insurance launches specialised plan for seniors
Malaysia: Fi Life introduces self-underwritten term life insurance for women
People on the move
INSURANCE - General
CLOSING THE INSURANCE GAP FOR WOMEN
We look at the impact menopause has on women’s health and financials, based on findings about the issues facing women in Australia.
MARKET PROFILE - Japan
The Japanese insurance industry reported a sharp decline in profits in both life and non-life during the first two quarters of the fiscal year ending 31 March 2023.
Government debt is generally considered one of the safest havens for investors in turbulent times. Institutional asset managers, in particular, could not do their jobs without the backstop of sovereign bonds as a foundation for their portfolios...
Asia Insurance Review takes a look at what the impact of the Adani group’s crisis might be on the insurance sector.
The internet of things has gone from being the latest thing in technology to being just another part of the tech wallpaper.
There has been a public debate in India recently over whether a person suffering from mental illness can be legally barred from driving.
Like many emerging economies, Thailand has an untapped market when it comes to insurance for women.
Launched in 2014, Nibedita, a female-centric product has been a game changer in the insurance market in Bangladesh.
It goes to the credit of the Indian insurance industry that it has always been a gender-sensitive industry, whether for insurance products or for employing women.
Japan Financial Services Agency has laid out several strategic priorities for the insurance industry for 2023, including improving sustainability, closing the Nat CAT protection gap and improving asset liability management efforts.
Japan’s general insurers have had a tough couple of years, although 2022 saw them begin the recovery process.
The entire financial services spectrum in Australia has come under close scrutiny in the last few years. The life sector in particular has had a lot to deal with since the royal commission.
Widespread regulatory changes are sweeping the industry, ranging from consumer protections brought about by the royal commission, to possible future reforms in the areas of pricing and product governance.
Catastrophic events, both natural and manmade, take a huge toll of life and property in China every year. The large protection gap in the country only makes things more difficult.
With the industry and the regulator stepping up efforts to close the protection gap and make insurance ever easier for customers, will 2023 finally be the year to set new records?
The 16th India Rendezvous took place in January and the collective strength of the domestic insurance industry gathered to discuss the future of India, (re)insurance and the wider region.
A higher interest rate environment is in principle good news for the insurance industry, says Swiss Re Institute in a new Economic Insights report.
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has released a discussion paper on its proposed Financial Inclusion Framework 2023-2026.
Seventy percent of respondents to an insurance survey have indicated that they have strong intentions to buy usage-based insurance (UBI) over other types of insurance.
Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance has launched a new income-oriented life insurance product called Premier Guaranteed Star, offering guaranteed regular income till the policy term on payment of all due premiums.
ManipalCigna Health Insurance has announced the launch of its new health insurance plan‘ManipalCigna Prime Senior’,specifically designed for senior citizensto access quality healthcare and providing coverage for pre-existing diseases and...
InsurTech startup Fi Life has launched its first self-underwritten term life insurance product which offers affordable life insurance for women.