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  • Hong Kong: Local InsurTech set sights on GBA after securing $30m funding

    Hong Kong-based InsurTech start-up OneDegree has extended its 'Series A' round to over $30m, having raised a sum of $25.48m in September last year which represented the largest ever fundraising round for a pre-revenue InsurTech start-up in the territory. The InsurTech intends to utilise the funds to accelerate efforts to scale its end-to-end digital insurance platform, launch new product offerings in Hong Kong and explore growth opportunities including the 'Greater Bay Area' initiative.

    Asia | 14 May 2019
  • Donald Trump signalled his intention to increase tariffs on Chinese imports. What are the implications?

    On Sunday 5 May (US time), President Donald Trump signalled his intention to increase tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports from 10% to 25% starting Friday 10 May 2019, while another $325 billion of untaxed goods could face 25% duties "shortly".

    Agents | 07 May 2019
  • Philippines: AIA invests nearly $58m in local subsidiary

    AIA Group has announced plans to invest PHP3bn ($57.68m) in its Philippine subsidiary over the next three years, reported The Philippine Star. The Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company (Philam Life) will use the investment amount to develop its distribution and expand its business reach.

    Asia | 07 May 2019
  • UAE: Insurance House raises $4.4m through perpetual bonds

    Abu Dhabi-based Insurance House (IH) has successfully issued AED15m ($4.4m) in perpetual bonds, subscribed by a wide range of investors from private and public institutions, as well as high net worth individuals.

    Middle East | 29 Apr 2019
  • Investors are underestimating risks posed by climate change

    BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, has called upon investors around the world to seriously rethink their assessment of climate risk. A recent research by BlackRock found major industries in the US vastly underestimating the economic dangers posed by climate change and the low carbon transition.

    Asia Risk | 10 Apr 2019
  • Climate risks could spark broader financial turmoil

    Insurers are increasingly concerned that impact of climate change induced events will lead to a slump in property values that could spark broader financial turmoil.

    Asia Risk | 27 Feb 2019
  • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) may be held accountable for natural catastrophe losses

    FM Global whitepaper 'Master the Disaster: Why CFOs Must Initiate Natural Catastrophe Preparedness in 2019 and Beyond,' turns to 10,000 filings and business risk experts to explore financial consequences of extreme weather.

    Asia Risk | 06 Feb 2019
  • Chinese Insurers Unlikely to Shift Investments on CBIRC's Push - Fitch Ratings

    Chinese insurers are unlikely to dramatically alter their investment strategies or modify their asset allocations despite recent encouragement from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) to invest their long-term funds in high-quality listed stocks and bonds, long-term equity investments, and securities brokerage firms' asset management plans and trust products, Fitch Ratings says.

    Agents | 05 Feb 2019
  • Three major Brexit risks

    With Brexit news heavily reported in the media, you must have gotten plenty of questions from clients and prospects on its impact on the investment world. If you haven't been keeping up to date with what's happening, here's a quick read on the three major risks Brexit is creating.

    Agents | 21 Jan 2019
  • Global: Aviva Investors sees lower returns for risk assets in 2019

    Aviva Investors, the global asset management unit of Aviva, is tempering return expectations for risk assets as global growth moderates and interest rates increase.

    Agents | 25 Dec 2018

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