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  • The incumbent vs the disruptor: How much has changed?

    Has the entrance of InsurTech startups in Singapore changed significantly the way insurance is transacted? PolicyPal’s Ms Val Yap and lnfinity Wealth Management’s Mr Poh Choon Kia share their views.

    Source : AIR | 01 Oct 2017
  • Asia: Website hues colour consumer trust in online insurance

    Colours, shapes and sounds can directly influence trust in online insurance and banking services, in particular colour hue and symmetry, according to a study on how visual aesthetics and sound influence consumer trust in relation to online financial services.

    Source : AIR | 01 Oct 2017
  • Asia Insurance Review launches the Asia Advisers Network to serve agents and advisers

    The region’s premier insurance publication Asia Insurance Review (AIR) has launched the Asia Advisers Network (AAN), a dedicated platform to meet the information needs of advisers and agency leaders at www.AsiaAdvisersNetwork.com

    Source : AIR | 01 Dec 2017
  • Banking crisis and insurance industry - view from India

    Minor aberrations apart, the recent crisis in India’s banking industry does not appear to have impacted the Indian insurance industry. 

    Source : AIR | 01 Dec 2019
  • Rajesh Sud: 17 going on 18!

    Mr Rajesh Sud, Executive Vice Chairman & MD of Max Life Insurance Company, is among the rare breed of CEOs to have survived in the top management space for over 17 years in one of India’s leading life insurance companies. He has seen the development of the life industry from close quarters since its liberalisation in 2000 and gives us his perspective of the industry.

    Source : AIR | 01 Mar 2018
  • Another Thai insurer eyes life in Cambodia

    Thai Life Insurance, Thailand’s third largest life insurer, is studying the possibility of entering the Cambodian market as well as those of Laos and Myanmar. The studies will be completed this year.

    Source : AIR | 01 Mar 2018
  • Taiwan: Shin Kong targets higher sales of foreign-currency insurance plans

    Shin Kong Financial Holding, one of Taiwan’s largest financial services groups, aims to increase sales of foreign currency insurance policies and wealth management products by double digits this year as hedging costs remain a challenge.

    Source : AIR | 01 May 2018
  • Australia: Superannuation changes could save young workers US$377+ per year

    The 2018-19 federal budget, announced on 8 May, seeks to protect Australians’ superannuation savings from ‘undue erosion by fees and insurance premiums’. The move could save those aged below 25 up to A$522 ($377) per year, said the financial comparison site, Canstar.

    Source : AIR | 01 Jun 2018
  • China: Regulator promises severe penalties for those who violate financial sector regulations

    The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) has warned that it would take a ‘high pressure’ stance to impose strict penalties and press for strict accountability in cases of violations of laws and regulations.

    Source : AIR | 01 Jun 2018
  • Asia Pacific to top the world in wealth by 2019 - Boston Consulting Group

    The Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan, will likely surpass Western Europe this year as the world’s second largest wealth market behind North America, according to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Asia Pacific will probably have wealth assets of about US$42.3 trillion at the end of 2107, compared to $41.9 trillion for Western Europe. 

    Source : AIR | 01 Jul 2017
  • Singapore Life: Breathing new life into the Singapore market

    The first local insurer to be licensed in Singapore in nearly 50 years wants to make buying 
    life insurance a more pleasant experience. We speak to its founder and CEO Mr Walter de Oude.

    Source : AIR | 01 Aug 2017
  • The incumbent vs the disruptor: How much has changed?

    With the entry of InsurTech startups in Singapore, has the way insurance is transacted been altered significantly? What does disruption bring for the traditional advisory model and will the industry see InsurTechs replace face-to-face selling? PolicyPal founder Ms Val Yap and local advisory Infinity Wealth Management Senior Financial Services Director, Mr Poh Choon Kia share their views in this exclusive dialogue.

    Source : AIR | 01 Sep 2017