Magazine

May 2018

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Creating a growth environment for health insurance in Asia

INSURANCE - Life & health

Willis Re’s Julia Aslett makes a strong case for speeding up the ‘natural cycle’ that many markets witness in developing from ‘over-regulation’ to ‘free market’. 
 


Banc-ing on life growth

DISTRIBUTION - Bancassurance

Bancassurance attracts some of the biggest insurers and banks with its allure of a strategic win-win, faster growth and scale economies – we look at the state of bancassurance in some Asian markets.

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Takaful in Asia still struggling for scale

INSURANCE - Takaful

The takaful sector has not yet reached the scale that its advocates have dreamed of for the past 10 years. The causes and the remedy are not hard to identify.

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Featured Articles


All Stories

  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    The merry month of May has come upon us, and there must be some good news lurking around despite the geopolitical and strategic tensions rising. The trade spats, the cold winds in Europe and the Atlantic and the Syrian war stun business prospects...

Country Profile

Philippines

News

Asian

Diary

Insurance

Life & health

  • Magazine article aboutAgents-adapt-and-survive

    Agents adapt and survive

    Insurance agents are finding that automation and advice are not mutually exclusive and that technology offers a chance for agents to be more understanding and responsive to customer needs.

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  • Marketing at the forefront of revenue generation

    One year into his role as group chief marketing officer of AIA, Stuart Spencer discusses the change he is driving and the impact the group’s major initiatives have had.

  • Life (agents) in the fast lane

    The first life company to develop the crystal ball will be the first to figure out what will become of its agency force in the future. Until then it’s business as usual.

Distribution

Bancassurance

  • Magazine article aboutBanc-ing-on-life-growth

    Banc-ing on life growth

    Bancassurance attracts some of the biggest insurers and banks with its allure of a strategic win-win, faster growth and scale economies – we look at the state of bancassurance in some Asian markets.

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  • Bancassurance blockbuster partnership

    Bancassurance is one of the main distribution channels for insurers in South Asian markets. We speak to some major players to get their perspective on the state of the market and the future for bancassurance.

  • Selling bancassurance in the digital age

    Pacific Life Re Asia’s Albertus Teddy Setiadi speculates what bancassurance might look like in the year 2020 and predicts the future of how it might be marketed and sold to end customers.

Risk

Marine

  • Magazine article aboutMarine-risk-engineers-face-a-more-demanding-future

    Marine risk engineers face a more demanding future

    XL Catlin’s Jarek Klimczak argues that as technology develops, marine risk engineers will have to become more versatile and technologically astute - expertise in automation/robotics, cybersecurity, asset tracking, advanced materials and...

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Compliance

Sri Lanka

IFRS 17

Technology

Cognitive computing

Interview

Notebook

  • Magazine article aboutIndian-insurance-Going-on-18

    Indian insurance: Going on 18

    View from India. As Indian general insurance turns 18 and acquires the adulthood tag, a look at what it achieved in 2017-18 and what it looks forward to.

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