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  • AIG Japan appoints new president and CEO

    AIG has announced that Mr James Nash has been president and CEO of AIG Japan. He will report to International General Insurance CEO Mr Jon Hancock and will be based in Tokyo. He is expected to join the company by early 2021.

    People | 18 Sep 2020
  • Japan: Large cities escape wrath of Super typhoon Haishen

    The impact from super typhoon Haishen is only mildly credit negative for Japanese P&C insurers, as its intensity and size somewhat weakened while passing west of the island of Kyushu, says Mr Soichiro Makimoto, VP-senior analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Investors Service.

    Asia | 09 Sep 2020
  • Japan: More people adopting healthier habits during pandemic

    Nearly half of people in Japan feel they are healthier now than before the spread of the COVID-19 due to adopting improved lifestyles after pandemic-related stay-home measures were put in place.

    Asia | 04 Sep 2020
  • Japan: Reinsurer posts growth in premium revenue in fiscal-year 2019

    The Toa Reinsurance Company (Toa Re) continued to experience growth in its premium revenue during the 12 months ended 31 March 2020 (fiscal-year 2019), with reported net premiums written increasing by 9% to JPY270bn ($2.55bn), notes AM Best.

    Asia | 01 Sep 2020
  • Myanmar: Life bancassurance partnership announced

    Capital Taiyo Life Insurance and Myanmar Citizens Bank (MCB) have announced that that they will cooperate to provide life insurance products in Myanmar.

    Asia | 25 Aug 2020
  • Japan's life insurance sector sets example for managing low rates

    Japan's life insurance market provides insights into the future of insurers elsewhere concerning low interest rates as insurers in Japan have been affected by ultra-low interest rates for much longer than their global peers, Fitch Ratings says in a new report.

    Agents | 25 Aug 2020
  • Japan: Life insurance sector sets example for managing low rates

    Japan's life insurance market provides insights into the future of insurers elsewhere concerning low interest rates as insurers in Japan have been affected by ultra-low interest rates for much longer than their global peers, Fitch Ratings says in a new report.

    Asia | 21 Aug 2020
  • Japan: General insurance industry expected to contract in 2020

    Japan's general insurance industry is now projected to contract by 0.9% in 2020 in comparison to the 1.7% growth registered in 2019 in the aftermath of COVID-19 according to a new forecast from GlobalData.

    Asia | 20 Aug 2020
  • Japan sees first COVID-19 insurance policy

    In September, Taiyo Life Insurance is set to launch a new insurance product for individuals hospitalised due to COVID-19 or other infectious diseases according to a report from news agency Jiji Press.

    Asia | 19 Aug 2020
  • Sedgwick names new managing director for Japan

    Sedgwick has appointed Mr Takeshi Nagao as managing director for its operations in Japan.

    People | 07 Aug 2020


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