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  • Advanced Asia Pacific: All non-life markets in region show growth in 2019

    All markets in advanced Asia reported non-life premium growth increases in 2019, according to Swiss Re Institute.

    Asia | 10 Jul 2020
  • Emerging Asia: Non-life premium growth predicted at 3% this year and next

    Swiss Re Institute has forecast that non-life premium growth in emerging Asia in 2020 and 2021 will average 3% each year, well below the historic trend of 8%. The near-term outlook is clouded by the COVID-19 crisis.

    Asia | 10 Jul 2020
  • China: Share of global market to almost double in next 10 years

    China's share of global premiums will continue to rise rapidly to an estimated 18% in 2030, half the share of the US, Swiss Re Institute predicts in its latest sigma report. The forecast 18% is almost double China's 10% share of the global market last year.

    Asia | 10 Jul 2020
  • Australia: Four out of five consumers now prefer digital financial services

    Consumers of financial services products have gone increasingly digital in the COVID-19 era, with almost 80% now preferring online access. Customers are also demanding better value for money from providers, a KPMG Australia survey of over 1,500 people has found.

    Asia | 09 Jul 2020
  • India: Airline offers insurance cover to passengers

    Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet has partnered with InsurTech player Go Digit to offer its passengers an insurance cover for COVID-19 treatment.

    Asia | 09 Jul 2020
  • Kuwait: 2.5m expats could be sent home if residency law is passed

    The Kuwaiti government has said that it could axe the number of expats living in the country within months through a new residency law.

    Middle East | 09 Jul 2020
  • Asia to see higher cancer mortality by 2030

    Asia can expect to see a 40% increase in cancer mortality by 2030, with the region registering a high mortality rate compared to North America, Europe and Oceania. This was cited in a new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), whose research found a strong association between income level and overall cancer preparedness as measured by the Index of Cancer Preparedness: that is high-income countries outperform upper- and lower-middle income countries.

    AIRPlus | 09 Jul 2020
  • #EmbracingNewNorms to better serve clients

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the countermeasures announced caught many people by surprise and threw financial practitioners off-balance. But by adapting rapidly and embracing new norms, Jamson Chia, Financial Services Director, SP-Strategic Alliance, Authorised Representative of AIA Singapore Private Limited (Reg. Number 201106386R), shared how it has helped him double his number of appointments and serve his clients better.

    Agents | 07 Jul 2020
  • Asia: Excess cancer mortality is a concern for many countries

    Changing demographics associated with ageing populations and changing lifestyles in Asia mean that the cancer burden is only set to grow, according to a new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). As a reference, Asia-Pacific had an estimated 8.8m new cases and 5.5m cancer deaths in 2018.

    Asia | 09 Jul 2020
  • Indonesia: Govt plans to shut down ailing life insurer

    Indonesia plans to close down embattled state life insurer Asuransi Jiwasraya and create a new company to settle outstanding claims, a move requiring state investment, the firm's chief executive yesterday, reported Reuters.

    Asia | 09 Jul 2020


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