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  • South Korea: Kakao to fuel competition in digital insurance arena with non-life licence

    The Financial Services Commission (FSC) has given preliminary approval for a non-life insurance licence for Kakao. This is the first time a non-insurance company has been approved to offer digital insurance services.

    Asia | 14 Jun 2021
  • India: IPO-hopeful Policybazaar clinches broking licence

    Leading web aggregator Policybazaar has announced that it has received approval from the IRDAI to undertake insurance broking, a development that will help the company augment business and expand its services.

    Asia | 14 Jun 2021
  • Tencent spreads its wings in insurance sector

    Chinese Internet giant Tencent's plan to invest in Samsung Property & Casualty Insurance (Samsung P&C) in China is seen as one more step in the technology conglomerate's continued expansion in the insurance field.

    China | 11 Jun 2021
  • EY spells out 7 areas of focus for the insurance industry

    China's insurance industry will continue to play an active role in promoting social stability and boosting economic growth during the duration of the government's 14th Five Year Plan that covers the years 2021 to 2025. The insurance industry's participation will be at a higher level than previously, as it undergoes supply-side reforms, supports the high-quality development of the real economy, drives innovation and creates new demands, according to the international professional services firm EY.

    China | 11 Jun 2021
  • Hong Kong: Re-skilling in insurance sector steers towards data

    Reskilling in Hong Kong's insurance industry is focused on enhancing workers' ability to make business decisions in an increasingly data-driven environment, and on virtual management and leadership skills, says Zurich Insurance Group in its "Shaping A Brighter Future of Work" report released last month.

    Asia | 11 Jun 2021
  • Asia Pacific: Financial anxiety remains despite vaccine rollout, fuelling demand for insurance

    More than a quarter of respondents in Asia Pacific (APAC) remain concerned about how they will recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic, while the topic of mental health rises to the top of consumers' health concerns, as shown in Swiss Re's 2021 APAC COVID-19 consumer survey.

    Asia | 11 Jun 2021
  • Reshaping general insurance business with Instant Quote Marketplace- Surer, InsurTech of the Year 2021 finalist

    With over 280 entries from 17 markets striving for the 6th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards, InsurTech firm Surer emerged as a worthy finalist in the InsurTech of the Year category. In this interview with Surer co-founder Derren Teo, we find out how Instant Quote Marketplace helps general insurance intermediaries maximise efficiency and time.

    Agents | 01 Jun 2021
  • India: Group health InsurTech startup receives funding of US$15.6m

    Group health InsurTech firm Plum yesterday announced that it has received $15.6m in a Series A round of funding led by the US-based investment firm Tiger Global.

    Asia | 01 Jun 2021
  • Turkey: Regulator works on narrowing insurance gap

    Turkey's insurance market needs to expand in order to reach a position commensurate with its status as the world's 20th largest economy, according to Mr Turker Gursoy, president of the Insurance and Private Pension Regulatory and Supervisory Agency (SEDDK).

    Middle East | 31 May 2021
  • Singapore: Instant Quote Marketplace attracts nearly 300 intermediaries

    Close to 300 insurance intermediaries have signed up to InsurTech startup Surer's Instant Quote Marketplace, since the platform was launched last September, says Mr Gordon Tay, a co-founder of the company.

    Asia | 31 May 2021

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