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  • UAE: Locally owned airlines say it's business as usual

    All four UAE-based airlines have said that that their flights were operating normally despite a warning from the US that commercial airliners flying over the wider Arabian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the US and Iran.

    Middle East | 20 May 2019
  • Middle East: London market widens list of waters deemed as high risk for shipping

    London's marine insurance market has widened the list of areas deemed high risk to include waters off Oman, the UAE and the Persian Gulf after ship attacks off Fujairah, in a move that could push up premiums, reported Reuters.

    Middle East | 19 May 2019
  • Saudi Arabia: Local insurers among biggest fallers following tanker attacks

    Saudi stocks suffered their biggest single-day decline since last October on Monday following the tanker attacks off the coast of the UAE, according to media reports. Saudi Arabia's index declined 3.6%. Other Gulf markets were also in the red with Dubai index plunging 2.8% and Abu Dhabi index falling by 2.5%.

    Middle East | 15 May 2019
  • China: Reinsurer to launch products to directly cover BRI-related risks

    China Re plans to launch the 'first domestic political violence insurance' to cover Chinese businesses involved in the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) across the globe.

    Asia | 14 May 2019
  • China a stabilising force in a risky world

    The disruption in global trade since the US and China engaged in a trade standoff last year has fuelled a rise in political risk, Euler Hermes' head of macroeconomic research Alexis Garatti told Asia Insurance Review recently.

    AIRPlus | 08 May 2019
  • Thailand: Insurers ordered to pay $3m for arson damages after nearly a decade

    The Supreme Court has ordered six insurers to pay out nearly THB100m ($3m) claims to the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), Thailand Securities Depository (TSD) and Family Knowhow whose building was set on fire by rioters during anti-government protests on 19 May 2010.

    Asia | 03 May 2019
  • China-US trade tensions lead to rising demand for political risk cover

    The ongoing US-China trade spat has led to a sharp rise in political risk enquiries from firms looking to limit any impact on their global operations, according to findings from the Aon Risk Maps 2019.

    Latest News | 16 Apr 2019
  • Global trade connectivity a boon for insurers in Asia

    The Berne Union held its 2019 Spring meeting this week in Singapore, hosted jointly by four of its private members Chubb, Liberty, AXA XL and Zurich.

    Latest News | 11 Apr 2019
  • Asia: A 'different' risk management approach is necessary

    Willis Towers Watson has called for a 'different' risk management approach in Asia. The 2019 edition of its annual 'Asia Market Report' highlights the key trends that are shaping the insurance marketplace across industry lines of business and looks ahead to how the market will develop in 2019.

    Asia Risk | 03 Apr 2019
  • China: Trade war with US aggravates geopolitical and geo-economic risks

    China's worsening ties with the US over trade, tariffs, human rights, and technology continue to be the main challenge in Asia Pacific, according to a report by Marsh, a leading global frim in insurance broking and risk management solutions.

    Asia | 04 Mar 2019

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