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  • Hong Kong: Financial hub status unchanged by months-long unrest - Fitch

    There is little evidence so far that the social unrest in Hong Kong has adversely affected its role as a global financial centre, even amid severe short-term economic pressures, Fitch Ratings says.

    Asia | 16 Dec 2019
  • AXA XL appoints Stephen Nguyen as client management leader, Asia

    AXA XL has appointed Stephen Nguyen as client management leader, Asia. Based in Hong Kong and reporting to Jonathan Mead, head of client & distribution, Asia Pacific, Mr Nguyen will be responsible for delivering client strategies and an outstanding customer experience throughout Asia.

    People | 13 Dec 2019
  • Greater China: Taiwan unlikely to take HK's place as regional financial hub

    Taiwan is unlikely to replace Hong Kong as a financial hub in the Asia-Pacific region, despite the ongoing political turbulence and social unrest in the latter territory, according to the chief of the Taiwanese financial regulatory agency.

    Asia | 12 Dec 2019
  • Hong Kong: The end of the beginning

    Hong Kong's tax incentives to boost retirement savings through the Qualifying Deferred Annuity Policy (QDAP) initiative serves as an example of how the Insurance Authority (IA) has worked effectively with the industry to fill a social need, according to IA chairman Dr Moses Cheng in his welcome address at the Asian Insurance Forum 2019 yesterday.

    Asia | 11 Dec 2019
  • Hong Kong: Govt moves to introduce much awaited marine insurance tax incentive

    An amendment Bill to implement the tax relief proposals for marine insurance and specialty insurance will be introduced in the lawmaking body, the Legislative Council, next week.

    Asia | 11 Dec 2019
  • Claims adjuster selects new managing director for Hong Kong

    Sedgwick has appointed Mr Alex Tang, a highly regarded insurance and claims professional, as managing director of its Hong Kong operations. Mr Tang has over 30 years of experience in the loss adjusting industry and was a director at Cunningham Lindsey when it was acquired by Sedgwick in early 2018.

    Asia | 09 Dec 2019
  • New head of claims for general insurer's Asian operations

    Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) has selected Ms Lucia Sun as its new head of claims for Asia with effect from 25 November. Based in Hong Kong, Ms Sun will be responsible leading the claims team across Asia and will report directly to GC&C head Axel Roesner.

    Asia | 09 Dec 2019
  • Hong Kong: Industry body calls for IFRS17 to be postponed to 2023

    The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI), a self-regulatory body for insurers, is urging the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants to consider postponing the effective date of IFRS17 for local insurers to 1 January 2023.

    Asia | 04 Dec 2019
  • Hong Kong: Insurance sector sees significant growth for the first three quarters of 2019

    The overall underwriting performance of the general insurance business sector in Hong Kong increased significantly by 883.9% to $856m for the first three quarters of the year (January-September 2019) according to provisional statistics released by the Insurance Authority. This profit was mainly driven by property damage business. However, recent events are likely to bring about a negative outlook in future.

    Asia | 03 Dec 2019
  • Hong Kong: Manulife launches fully digitised cashless service for day surgeries

    Manulife Hong Kong has launched Cashless Day Surgery eService. The company said it is the market's first all-digital cashless service which enables customers to obtain speedy claims pre-approval for colonoscopy and gastroscopy (OGD) day surgery simply by entering their Hong Kong Identity Card (HKID) number and date of birth on a designated online platform, thereby eliminating the claim submission process.

    Agents | 03 Dec 2019


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