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  • Rate of inflation in group healthcare to reduce as utilisation drops during pandemic

    The rate of increase in the cost of group healthcare in Asia Pacific is expected to slow down to 8% in 2021, from a projected 8.7% in 2020, due to a decrease in medical plan utilisations arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by Aon.

    Asia | 30 Oct 2020
  • 41% of Singaporeans do not have a financial plan

    In a market downturn, 60% of Singaporeans would divest equities within a week, with over half (32%) divesting within 24 hours - despite historical data showing this usually leads to lost gains for retail investors in the long term, according to a new report launched by St James's Place Wealth Management Asia (SJP Asia).

    Agents | 29 Oct 2020
  • #Voxpop: How has the pandemic affected you?

    For the first time ever, Asia Advisers Network took to the streets to interview people on how they feel the pandemic has affected their work and lifestyle.

    Agents | 27 Oct 2020
  • Asia Pacific: MSIG Asia champions biodiversity conservation

    MSIG Asia yesterday announced a three-year partnership with Conservation International Asia-Pacific (CIAP) to champion biodiversity conservation and drive forward the business' sustainability efforts in the region.

    Asia | 29 Oct 2020
  • Hong Kong: Peak Re's issuance of securities oversubscribed

    Peak Reinsurance, a Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, announced yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Peak Re (BVI) Holding Limited, has successfully completed the issuance of $250m of perpetual subordinated guaranteed capital securities (the "Securities") at 5.35%.

    Asia | 29 Oct 2020
  • Estate Planning and Wealth Succession: At the crossroads of significant wealth transfer

    Experts shared their insights on issues faced by modern Asian families grappling with the multi-faceted aspects of legacy and succession planning at the two-day Estate Planning and Wealth Succession Asia Forum 2020 organised by Precepts Academy. Asia Advisers Network brings you the highlights as official media partner.

    Agents | 28 Oct 2020
  • India launches flash flood guidance services for South Asia

    India has launched first of its kind flash flood guidance services for India and other South Asian countries - Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka - to issue impact-based forecasting at the watershed and also city level, of floods which are very sudden and of short duration.

    Asia Risk | 28 Oct 2020
  • Risk management in a changed world

    COVID-19 has exposed many vulnerabilities and created many new ones which risk managers must grapple with. From employee physical and mental wellbeing, to supply chain risk in a world where border travel is restricted, to digital innovation in a hardening market, to the ever-present threat of cyber attacks - these are all the things risk managers need to monitor.

    Asia Risk | 28 Oct 2020
  • Pilot project reveals AI's value-add in insurance underwriting process

    AI can help the current underwriting process to be more accurate and efficient, according to a recent pilot project conducted by a South Korean medical AI company, Lunit, and Taiwan's Cathay Life Insurance.

    Agents | 23 Oct 2020
  • A tough sell: the case for improved customer experience in Asia's life insurance industry

    The sand is shifting beneath the feet of insurers in Asia at the moment. Alby van Wyk, the Executive Vice President in Asia at Munich Re Automation Solutions, makes the case for improved customer experience in the region's life insurance industry.

    Agents | 21 Oct 2020


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