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  • What's new this week - 24 May 2019

    It's been a great week for us, and we hope you had a great one, too!

    Agents | 24 May 2019
  • Terrorism: Insurance markets adapt to meet changes in business needs

    Insurers are adapting to new terrorism attack methodologies in order to protect properties, employees, and balance sheets, as terrorism risk has evolved in recent years, says Marsh, the world's leading insurance broker and risk adviser.

    Asia | 24 May 2019
  • Asian premium growth slows down on the back of regulatory curb in China

    Premium growth in Asia (ex Japan) slowed down to 2.3% in 2018 to EUR871bn ($969.94bn), with the region accounting for only 16% of global premium growth compared to a whopping 81% in 2017, according to the latest annual Allianz Global Insurance Report.

    Asia | 23 May 2019
  • Global: Swiss Re Institute lists new risks that re/insurers need to watch

    Digital technology's clash with legacy hardware, new risks emerging from the spread of 5G mobile networks, increasingly limited fiscal and monetary policy flexibility, and genetic testing and its effects on the insurance industry, as well as the effects of climate change on public health are some of the key risks identified in this year's Swiss Re Institute SONAR report released yesterday.

    Asia | 23 May 2019
  • Asia: Composite pricing increases in 1Q2019

    In Asia, insurance pricing in the first quarter of 2019 increased by 0.4%, marking the seventh consecutive quarter of relatively minor pricing movements., according to the latest Marsh Global Insurance Market Index.

    Asia | 23 May 2019
  • Singapore acquires top ranking in corporate governance globally

    Singapore has been ranked first out of 130 countries and territories globally in the corporate governance category of the 2019 'FM Global Resilience Index'. The index, which ranks countries based on the overall resilience of their business environments, has attributed Singapore's top status in corporate governance to its strong auditing and accounting standards, regulations and shareholder governance.

    Asia | 22 May 2019
  • India: US-based broker expands local footprint with new acquisition

    Global insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) is set to acquire a minority stake in Edelweiss Insurance Brokers (EIBL), reported The Hindu Business Line. The financials of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

    Asia | 22 May 2019
  • Multi-purpose banking trojans regain popularity amongst cyber criminals in April

    Cyber security solutions provider Check Point Research recently published its Global Threat Index for April 2019. The banking trojan Trickbot has returned to the Index's top ten for the first time in almost two years.

    Asia Risk | 22 May 2019
  • Climate change can affect nutrient content of crops, harming human health

    Crops like wheat, rice, barley and other related species end up with less nutrients when grown in environments with high levels of carbon-di-oxide and hence affect human health.

    Asia Risk | 22 May 2019
  • Trade rules will need to be relaxed to maintain food and water security as climate change continues

    Changing weather patterns will enrich some farmers and make depressing yields for others in agriculture. Large swaths of cropland across China, India and the Middle East that depend on irrigation will have to face stiffer competition for water as the climate grows hotter. Rains are, however, likely to increase in South America and southeast Asia and a boom in cultivation in these areas is likely.

    Asia Risk | 22 May 2019

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