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  • Japan: Life insurers show global peers the way forward in an era of low rates

    Major Japanese life insurers remain profitable despite the fact that the life sector has been facing low interest rates for more than two decades, says Moody's Japan.

    Asia | 18 Jun 2018
  • Japanese insurers look at riskier assets

    The Federal Reserve, quantitative easing and the grinding years of low interest rates have caused headaches for many asset managers - but quite spectacular migraines for the insurance sector in Japan.

    AIRPlus | 14 Jun 2018
  • Japan: More are buying pet insurance

    Pet owners are increasingly concerened about soaring medical bills for their pets which are seeing longer life expectancy due to advances in medical science. The owners are taking out private pet insurance to lessen the financial burden, reports Kyodo News Agency.

    Asia | 14 Jun 2018
  • Japanese non-life insurers still on the hunt for M&A despite recent overseas losses

    Japan's top three non-life groups (Sompo, Tokio Marine and MS&AD) will remain on the acquisition trail to offset sluggish domestic growth prospects, even as results for the financial year ended 2018 showed a slight deterioration in their average combined ratio to 95% due to overseas weather-related losses, said Fitch Ratings in a new report.

    AIRPlus | 13 Jun 2018
  • Asia makes up half of world's top 10 cities at risk, with Tokyo at no. 1--Lloyd's

    Asia accounts for half of the top 10 cities at risk in the world, with Tokyo taking top spot as the city facing the greatest risks in the world, according to the recently released Lloyd's City Risk Index (CRI).

    Asia Risk | 13 Jun 2018
  • Asian CFOs see improving business climate as US-China trade dispute settles down

    A survey conducted by Zurich Insurance, found that 62% of CFOs in Asian companies were optimistic of an improving business environment for foreign firms in the US. The survey, with inputs from 500 CFOs in 30 countries, indicated that the majority of respondents believed economic fundamentals would prevail over the current trade disputes between the US and China.

    AIRPlus | 11 Jun 2018
  • Major European insurers lead climate change battle

    The three European As of the global insurance fraternity, AXA, Aviva and Allianz have taken the lead on climate change and are actively managing the financial risks it poses in capital markets.

    AIRPlus | 11 Jun 2018
  • Japan: Non-life results hit by overseas catastrophe losses

    Japan's top four non-life insurers' average combined ratio remained strong but deteriorated to 95% in the financial year ended 31 March 2018 (FY18), affected by weather-related loss events including US hurricanes, says Fitch Ratings.

    Asia | 05 Jun 2018
  • Japan: Overseas risks & opportunities to remain critical for life insurers

    Earnings growth among Japan's nine standalone traditional life insurers is expected to continue to stall in the financial year ending March 2019 (FY19), says Fitch Ratings.

    Asia | 04 Jun 2018
  • Japan: Life insurers' profits boosted by foreign bonds

    Earnings from foreign bonds helped boost core profits at four major Japanese life insurers in the fiscal year ended 31 March 2018 (FY2017), but low domestic interest rates will continue to pressure their investment yields, says Moody's Japan.

    Asia | 01 Jun 2018

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