Health insurance, which includes both compulsory and non-compulsory lines, accounted for SAR22.5bn ($6bn) or 59.3% of the insurance industry's 2019 total GWP, says the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA).
The Algerian insurance market generated total premium income of DZD40.6bn ($327m) in the first three months of this year, according to data released by the Algerian National Insurance Council (CNA).
5,000 Prudential financial consultants will undergo a new certification programme as part of insurer's continuous commitment to invest in their agency force.
Employers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should restrict technology overuse to counteract remote working mental health pressures and allow employees to better manage their physical health, according to new global research published yesterday.
The Saudi insurance sector saw total written premiums grow by 8% to SAR37.89bn ($10bn) in 2019, marking the first increase in three years, says the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA).
Remote working, social distancing, city lockdowns and face masks. These are just some of the new realities of life brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A research by QBE Insurance has revealed that employers saw increases in burnout and decreases in mental wellbeing in employees due to working from home habits during lockdown. The research found that 36% of younger employees admit to working longer hours in fear of losing their jobs.
The Economist Intelligence Unit recently released a report Cancer preparedness in Asia Pacific: Progress towards universal cancer control. The report, sponsored by Roche, looks at different responses to the cancer challenge in Asia Pacific and the essential elements needed to enhance preparedness in the region.
Plum, a Bengaluru-based group health insurance start-up, has raised INR70m ($930,000) in seed funding.
One of Thailand's largest lenders, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), is set to launch a life and non-life insurance brokerage business through its subsidiary, SCB Protect Co.