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  • Sri Lanka: Non-life insurers' performance to weaken on ceding all strike, riot & terrorism premiums to reinsurer

    A new directive that Sri Lankan non-life insurers remit 100% of motor insurance strike, riot, civil commotion and terrorism (SRCCT) premiums to state-owned National Insurance Trust Fund Board (NITF) should benefit NITF while the underwriting profitability of non-life insurers is likely to worsen, says Fitch Ratings.

    Asia | 02 Feb 2024
  • Spike in political risk threat to supply chains

    Multinationals diversifying their supply chains to build greater resilience face growing political risk and civil unrest threat in the majority of emerging market manufacturing hubs according to risk intelligence firm Verisk Maplecroft.

    Asia Risk | 24 Jan 2024
  • Climate change forces millions to flee their homes

    As the number of climate change associated disasters increases, more people are also being forced to flee their homes, especially in Asia, according to Switzerland based organisation Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).

    Asia Risk | 10 Jan 2024
  • Egypt: Gaza conflict pushes demand for political violence insurance up by 25%

    The demand for political violence insurance coverage has increased by 25% during the current period due to the Gaza War and its repercussions.

    Middle East | 04 Dec 2023
  • Employer risk and ESG rise up risk agendas

    The perceptions of business risks, from supporting staff to ESG regulation and economic uncertainty, are changing the global business risk landscape according to a new report by specialist insurer Beazley.

    Asia Risk | 22 Nov 2023
  • Extreme weather tops risks to watch by 2030

    A new survey has revealed that for the first time, businesses are more concerned about extreme weather affecting operations in 2030 than they are about cyber attacks.

    Asia Risk | 22 Nov 2023
  • Economic threats are a major risk over the next two years

    A new survey has revealed that over the next two years, economic threats - such as recession and inflation - rank among the most significant risks to Australia and other G20 nations.

    Asia Risk | 22 Nov 2023
  • AXA unveils 2023 list of top 10 future risks facing Africa

    Paris-headquartered global insurer AXA has released the 10th edition of the AXA Future Risks Report. Findings in the report are based on responses from experts and the general public, with the risk picture presented globally and by region, including Africa.

    Africa | 06 Nov 2023
  • Asia: New risks and opportunities for insurers in the next 10 years

    Geopolitical risks have become more pronounced and may get worse, said Mr Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) as he outlined new risks and new opportunities that are expected in the next 10 years.

    Asia | 01 Nov 2023
  • Hamas-Israel war spills over into Lebanese insurance market

    A major change in the insurance market in Lebanon is that war risks are no longer covered by new insurance policies, since the outbreak on 7 October of war between Hamas and Israel, according to Mr Assaad Mirza, the president of the Association of Insurance Companies in Lebanon (ACAL).

    Middle East | 26 Oct 2023

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