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Mar 2017

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Autonomous vehicles: Impact on future stability of motor insurance

COVER STORY - Motor: Eye on Future

The technology in and surrounding vehicles is changing the face of motor insurance – the most stable line of business for insurers. AIR finds out how the industry plans to adapt to these changes.
 


A market coming together

COUNTRY PROFILE - Philippines

The Philippines insurance market is beginning to consolidate as increases in minimum capital requirements take effect. Premiums are rising as penetration rates, awareness and accessibility of insurance have improved with better microinsurance...

Race for capital optimisation

INSIGHTS - RBC

With local regulatory regimes making the transition to global reporting standards, Mr Mitsuhiro Tanaka and Mr Vasan Errakiah of Pacific Life Re Asia say it is all the more crucial that the industry plan ahead and look at efficient capital management...

Featured Articles


All Stories

Philippines

Interviews

Cover Story

Motor: Eye on Future

Special Feature

Factor Investing

Asian MNCs

News

Asian

Editorial

  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    Spring is in the air. Somewhere in the world, the crocuses have sprouted and yet there is no decisive action on combatting climate change. And how the weather is changing rapidly everywhere. Nonetheless, it is spring and with it, comes hope.

Diary

People on the move

Focus

Brokers

  • Magazine article aboutThe-industry-needs-brokers

    The industry needs brokers

    This year, we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Asia Insurance Brokers’ Summit. From a clarion call for brokers to better profile themselves, the sector has since evolved to see new challenges and opportunities in technology. We look at the...

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Insights

Think Tank

  • Magazine article aboutHarnessing-technology-to-narrow-the-insurance-protection-gap

    Harnessing technology to narrow the insurance protection gap

    The global insurance protection gap is one of the most pressing issues facing our society. With this in mind, The Geneva Association analysed the potential contribution of digital and mobile technologies to narrowing protection gaps in both mature...

RBC

  • Race for capital optimisation

    With local regulatory regimes making the transition to global reporting standards, Mr Mitsuhiro Tanaka and Mr Vasan Errakiah of Pacific Life Re Asia say it is all the more crucial that the industry plan ahead and look at efficient capital management...

Microinsurance

  • Is this Microinsurance's 'Uber moment'?

    Speakers at the 12th International Microinsurance Conference held in Sri Lanka said rapid innovation in technologies are paving the way for microinsurance providers to develop and support low ticket insurance products.

Life & Health

Life Insurance Disruption

Healthcare in Asia

  • A gap not too big to be bridged

    Changing lifestyle, non-communicable diseases, ageing population, inadequate medical infrastructure – all these take a heavy toll on the Asian countries, pushing up out of pocket expenses and health insurance premiums, creating a wide chasm in...

Country Spotlight

India

  • Magazine article aboutMake-reinsurance-in-India

    Make reinsurance in India

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call to ‘Make in India’ resonated on stage at the 10th India Rendezvous when there was a call to ‘Make reinsurance in India.’ We bring highlights of the event.

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View from India

  • Magazine article aboutInsurance-You-reap-what-you-sow-in-rural-India-

    Insurance: You reap what you sow in rural India!

    Agriculture, rural and allied sectors have got a big thumbs-up in India’s budget for 2017-18. Allocations to several existing schemes, including the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, have been increased. Focus is on going digital. Concerns of...

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Going Digital