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  • Malaysia: NAMLIFA marks the graduation of its latest batch of professional advisers

    NAMLIFA, through its training arm Financial & Life Practitioners Council (FLPC), has held its graduation ceremony for advisers who successfully completed their professional development and designation programmes.

    Agents | 11 Dec 2019
  • Tighter climate policies could erase $2.3tn in companies value -report

    A report published by United Nations backed Principles of Responsible Investing Group (PRI) says, "Tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to $2.3tn off the value of companies in industries ranging from fossil fuel producers to agriculture and car makers."

    Asia Risk | 11 Dec 2019
  • Egypt: Low interest rates spell pluses and minuses for insurers

    Although insurance companies gain from high interest rates because they increase returns on investments, insurers also benefit from the long-term decline in interest rates, according to Dr Adel Mounir, secretary general of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers (FAIR).

    Middle East | 10 Dec 2019
  • Asset-liability mismatch still a concern

    Some life insurers in China still do not appreciate the seriousness of the issue of asset-liability mismatching, despite frequent warnings from the regulator about the gap, according to Mr Jia Biao, deputy director of the Life Insurance Department of the CBIRC.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • Low interest rates make it tough for insurers to offer attractive benefits

    The yields of China's treasury bonds have reached the lowest quartile of the last five years, with persistent low interest rates viewed as a major threat for life insurance companies, given their rate-sensitive products and investments, says international professional services firm EY.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • Global: Daiichi Life invests in World Bank bonds to highlight the challenge of plastics in oceans

    Japan's Daiichi Life Insurance is investing in a five-year Sustainable Development Bond issued by the World Bank to highlight the vital role of the world's freshwater and marine resources and the importance of addressing water and ocean pollution, including plastic waste in oceans.

    Asia | 06 Dec 2019
  • Younger Aussies worry more than baby boomers about retirement savings

    Younger Australians are more worried about retirement savings than those close to or in retirement, and Australians overall are more anxious about retirement finance than their global peers, according to new research by global asset management firm Franklin Templeton.

    Agents | 26 Nov 2019
  • Bangladesh: Regulator lays down investment rules for non-life insurers

    Non-life insurance companies must invest 7.5% of their assets in government securities, according to new regulations of the Bangladesh Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA). Government securities include short-term and long-term securities such as treasury bills and treasury bonds.

    Asia | 22 Nov 2019
  • Global: Low for longer interest rates put pressure on life insurers - Moody's

    Life insurance companies globally are once again grappling with a low interest-rate environment that is pressuring their investment income and weighing on their economic solvency, says Moody's Investors Service in a report published yesterday.

    Asia | 20 Nov 2019
  • Singapore-based firm makes InsurTech investment in Turkey

    Huntington Group, a private equity firm based in Singapore focused on the (re)insurance industry, has made an investment in Turkish financial risk scoring company Skor Veri which provides InsurTech and FinTech solutions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

    Asia | 11 Nov 2019

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