The big issue(s)
In the service of reinsurance
Life & health
Man, machine or man machine
Climate change - the boiling frog syndrome
Top insurance risks in 2022
Increased awareness bodes well for life sector
Non-life faces the motor test
Brokers have a critical role
Reinsuring the future
What's essential to attract talent?
Know your health before your doctor does
Where does health insurance go from here?
Technology to transform crop insurance
InsurTech are in good health
Boomtime for InsurTech
Motor insurance in the fast lane
Driverless vehicles and auto insurance
Actuarial progress in Singapore
The key to fighting climate change is in our nature
Insuring zero-carbon growth
Protecting ourselves from the world
Tackling climate risk
Aviation and extreme weather
Calculating future risks
The Geneva Association - Antimicrobial resistance: The risk of undoing modern medicine as we know it
Hong Kong strengthens commitment to combat climate change
APAC continues to attract captives
Strategic thinking in the age of artificial intelligence
Infographics: Revealing insights from insurance industry leaders in Asia
Asia Pacific: Increased supervision, market volatility and low interest rates to continue to challenge life insurers in 2022
Asia Pacific: Region's advanced insurance markets to grow by more than 3% in real terms this year and next
South Korea: Majority of life insurance planners fail to survive their first year
One third of critical infrastructure organisations will experience a security breach by 2025
Climate change will push up property insurance costs
People on the move
MARKET PROFILE - India
We spoke with National Insurance Academy’s Mr Gopalan Srinivasan and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance’s Mr Tapan Singhel about how to make the sector more attractive for new entrants.
As the (re)insurance industry has continued to step up its efforts to fight climate change, there has also been an increasing focus on protecting natural ecosystems.
As well as being a threat to public health, antimicrobial resistance poses a palpable risk to insurers, with direct implications extending along three main dimensions: Antimicrobial resistance, mortality risk by age and cost per case of insured...
As we enter a New Year for the insurance markets in Asia Pacific, what are likely to be the big challenges in the next 12 months, pandemic aside?
Pulling off an event with the gravitas that last year’s SIRC offered the industry may have looked like an easy feat but was, in fact, the result of many months of hard work by a band of professionals under the watchful eye of the Singapore...
Hong Kong’s life insurance market is often seen as a petri dish for developments affecting the sector. We provide a sneak peek at the pressures at work forcing progress.
At the Pacific Insurance Conference 2021 virtual event, industry leaders addressed some of the most pressing topics including climate change, sustainability and the use of data.
Amid the global roll out of vaccinations against COVID-19, 2021 saw the world enter the early stages of learning to live with the pandemic – adjusting to the fast-evolving situation with relative ease and acceptance.
The Indian life insurance sector recorded growth of 8.46% in new business premium in the first eight months of the current financial year and is optimistic of the future as economic activities resume.
The Indian non-life segment is facing a churn in the traditionally dominant motor portfolio, the share of which has declined from 46% in FY2016 to 37% in FY2021.
The Indian insurance sector is growing fast relative to other markets and brokers have played a vital role in this.
Since the start of the comprehensive reform of China’s motor insurance last year, premium rates and handling fee rates have both fallen - while insurance liability limits and commercial motor insurance coverage rates have both risen.
China is working to make the path smooth for more autonomous vehicles to drive on country’s roads.
Asia Insurance Review brings you some of the highlights from the Singapore Actuarial Conference 2021 held in November 2021.
With the identification of climate action failure as the most impactful risk, public and private actors have reached a consensus about the far-reaching long-term harmful effects of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases on the environment.
Contributing to sustainability and the fight against climate change has become an emerging priority for the insurance industry.
Members of Hong Kong’s finance industry and government got together to discuss the most pressing issues that faced the territory – from integration with China to climate change, and the role that the insurance industry has to play.
The APAC region has seen robust growth in captives from 175 in 2019 to 186 in 2020 and continues to attract new players in 2021, said speakers at the fourth Asian Captive conference.
The ability to think strategically is at the core of all business success stories – but what if the very foundations of strategic thinking are challenged or eroded by AI?
Increased regulatory scrutiny, heightened market volatility and the continuing low interest-rate environment will continue to heap pressure on life insurers across the Asia Pacific in 2022, say Clyde & Co partners Joyce Chan and Ganga Narayanan.
Advanced insurance markets in Asia Pacific are expected to grow by 3.9% in real terms in 2021, 3.5% in 2022 and 2.8% in 2023, according to Swiss Re Institute.
Nearly 60% (specifically, 58.5%) of life insurance planners quit the sector or have negligible sales performance before the end of their first year in business, amid a prolonged COVID-19 crisis.