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  • Insurers expect medical inflation rate in China to rise to 8.2% in 2018

    Just 20% of health insurers participating in an Aon study have forecast that medical inflation would remain steady while 40% opine that it will increase marginally and 40% expect a significant increase. Participating insurers expect medical inflation to edge up to 8.2% in 2018, from an estimated 7.2% in 2017.

    China | 22 Jun 2018
  • Zhuhai national-level life insurer posts loss of US$12.7 mln in first year

    Zhuhai's first national life insurer Hengqin Life Insurance has issued its maiden annual report which shows a net loss of CNY82.4 million ($12.7 million) for 2017.

    China | 22 Jun 2018
  • Insurers abuzz over healthcare sector

    Health insurers are entering the medical and care sector in several ways to boost value and to raise their competitive edge.

    China | 22 Jun 2018
  • PICC is only mainboard listed insurer to post fall in premiums for first 5 months

    PICC is the only insurer listed on main stock exchanges of mainland China or Hong Kong to post a dip in premium revenue for the first five months of the year. The non-life insurer saw a 0.24% fall in premiums to CNY240.5 billion ($37 billion) for the January to May period.

    China | 22 Jun 2018
  • Belt and Road: Managing the risks

    China's Belt and Road Initiative has the potential to be truly transformative as it is an unprecedented opportunity to overcome the bottlenecks and blockages that have prevented private sector investors from taking a greater interest in infrastructure in the developing world, according to Mr Bryce Johns, Group Head of Insurance, HSBC.

    China | 22 Jun 2018
  • Regulator draws attention to low premium, high cover health insurance

    The China Banking Insurance Regulatory Commission has issued an advisory seeking to educate consumers on issues surrounding the renewal of short-term "multiimillion yuan" health insurance sold online. The attractiveness of this product is its low premium and high coverage.

    China | 22 Jun 2018
  • Japan: Life insurance group leverages Swiss digital health technology

    Japan's T&D Holding, the T&D Life Group's holding company, and Swiss digital health platform company dacadoo will cooperate in the development of digital life insurance products for Japan.

    Asia | 22 Jun 2018
  • Global: Singapore insurance customers most happy to share data for lower premiums

    Geographically, customers in Singapore (63%) and the US (49%) were happiest for insurers to use social media and internet of things (IoT) data, while those in the UK (36%) were least open to the concept, according to research by MuleSoft, provider of a platform for building application networks. In between were customers from Australia (42%), Germany (41%) and the Netherlands (38%).

    Asia | 21 Jun 2018
  • South Korea: 1Q2018 premiums of insurers slide by 8.7%

    The combined premiums at life insurance companies in South Korea fell by 8.7% year on year in the first quarter of this year, according to data released by the Financial Supervisory Service.

    Asia | 21 Jun 2018
  • Indonesia: Insurance agents to continue to play big role in next 5 years

    The Indonesian Life Insurance Association (AAJI) is optimistic that their agency channel will continue to be big in the next five years despite the challenge of digital channels.

    Asia | 20 Jun 2018

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