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  • Gold industry crucial to managing climate risk

    A new analysis by the World Gold Council provided a comprehensive overview of the current status of gold's climate impacts and how the sector might adapt in the face of climate change in order to transition to a net zero carbon future. The report also examined how gold's role as an investment asset might be affected by climate-related physical and transition risks in comparison to the other mainstream investments.

    Asia Risk | 20 Nov 2019
  • International SOS forecasts travel risks for 2020

    International SOS, the world's leading medical and travel security risk services company, shares its 2020 risks forecast and releases the latest edition of the 'Travel Risk Map'. This is accompanied by the Business Resilience Trend Watch survey, of over 1,300 business travel decision-makers run in partnership with Ipsos MORI, which reveals critical Grey Zones of Risk and missed opportunities in harnessing technological innovations to protect the workforce.

    Asia Risk | 20 Nov 2019
  • 9 in 10 business leaders say equipment failure risk is a major concern

    A FM Global survey of CEOs of Fortune 500 size companies shows that majority of CEOs feel that equipment failure risk is rising, consequences could be serious, and internet connections raise spectre of cyberattacks on industrial equipment.

    Asia Risk | 20 Nov 2019
  • Climate Change impacts children's health adversely

    The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed, according to a new study report published in the medical journal The Lancet.

    Asia Risk | 20 Nov 2019
  • 7 in 10 health experts believe patients would share data in return for reduced premiums

    Digital health, or HealthTech, is a rapidly growing segment that is expected to be worth billions of dollars in the coming years. The speed of digitalisation in the healthcare sector will undoubtedly force all market players to rethink their approach. Insurers are an integral stakeholder in the healthcare sector and digitalisation would lead to new ways of interaction with customers.

    AIRPlus | 20 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
  • Global: IAIS adopts first global frameworks for supervision of internationally active insurance groups

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has adopted a comprehensive set of reforms that will enable effective cross-border supervision of insurance groups and contribute to global financial stability.

    Asia | 19 Nov 2019
  • Matthew Shaw to join Tokio Marine Kiln as chief underwriting officer

    Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) announces the appointment of Matthew Shaw as chief underwriting officer. Mr Shaw will join in the first half of next year, having come from Chubb where he was most recently divisional president, global markets.

    People | 15 Nov 2019
  • Global: Japanese G20 presidency sees ageing as a key issue

    One of the priorities of the Japanese G20 Presidency is ageing and its policy implications, says Mr Toshihide Endo, commissioner of the Financial Services Agency of Japan in an opinion piece in the 2018-19 annual report of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA).

    Asia | 15 Nov 2019
  • 70% of healthcare experts believe patients will be willing to share data in return for lower insurance premium

    Roland Berger, a global strategy consulting firm headquartered in Munich, recently released findings from a study, Future of health: An industry goes digital- faster than expected, that revealed 7 in 10 healthcare experts believe patients will be willing to share data in return for reduced insurance premium.

    Agents | 13 Nov 2019

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