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  • Japan: Insurance sector's underwriting fundamentals expected to be stable

    Japanese life and non-life insurers' underwriting fundamentals are likely to be stable overall despite the ongoing economic stress from the COVID-19 pandemic, says Fitch Ratings. The agency has a neutral outlook on the sector.

    Asia | 02 Dec 2021
  • Singapore: Lloyd's broker becomes a Mitsui subsidiary

    Tokyo-headquartered Mitsui & Co has decided to increase its stake in Pana Harrison (Asia) [PHA], a licensed and regulated insurance and reinsurance broking company in Singapore.

    Asia | 29 Nov 2021
  • FALIA celebrates 50th anniversary

    The Foundation for the Advancement of Life & Insurance Around the world (FALIA), which conducts training programmes, essay competition, and other activities for the development of the life insurance industry in Asia and other countries, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020. Although it was postponed for one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to mark the occasion, a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary was held online on 9 November this year.

    AIRPlus | 26 Nov 2021
  • Japan: Sumitomo Life expected to maintain high mortality and morbidity margins

    Sumitomo Life Insurance, among the top five life insurers in Japan, is expected to maintain substantial mortality and morbidity margins, underpinned by the company's strategic focus on the higher-margin medical and nursery care, known as "third sector", products and its substantial in-force business, says Fitch Ratings.

    Asia | 26 Nov 2021
  • New flood hazard data solution for Japan launched

    ICEYE, a provider of flood hazard data has collaborated with Aon, to provide insurers with flood hazard data following severe flooding events in Japan. The data enables insurers to reduce volatility and better understand the post-event impact on their portfolios and reduce the cost of extreme weather events.

    AIRPlus | 24 Nov 2021
  • Japan: Toa Re's operating performance expected to recover from fiscal 2021--S&P

    Toa Re's strong foothold in the reinsurance market in Japan, good diversification along geographic and business lines, and excellent capital position support its overall credit profile, says S&P Global Ratings (S&P).

    Asia | 23 Nov 2021
  • Japan: Meiji Yasuda Life expected to post strong profits

    Meiji Yasuda Life, one of Japan's largest insurers, is expected to maintain strong profitability, supported by substantial morbidity and mortality margins and investment spreads, says Fitch Ratings.

    Asia | 17 Nov 2021
  • Japan: Asahi Mutual Life's profitability expected to improve

    The profitability of Asahi Mutual Life Insurance is expected to improve moderately over the next several years, says Fitch Ratings as it revises the outlook on the insurance mutual to 'Positive' from 'Stable'.

    Asia | 15 Nov 2021
  • Message from the EAIC general secretary for EAIC Day

    I would like to deliver a message on the occasion of the East Asian Insurance Day for 2021.

    AIRPlus | 21 Oct 2021
  • Japan: Three major life insurers join Dai-Ichi Life in Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

    Three Japanese insurance companies have joined the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, adding a combined$1.4tn to total assets under management (AUM) and total membership of 53.

    Asia | 18 Oct 2021

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