When you ask marketing gun Bettina Pidcock what lights her fire, her answer is unequivocal: customers.
Bahrain's proposed mandatory health insurance scheme is expected to be implemented fully next year, according to Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, chairman of the Supreme Council of Health.
The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) is working on two draft documents which seek health insurance for 21m students in public and private schools as well as 2.5m religious school students.
The number of people in Dubai who are covered by health insurance has increased to 4.7m currently, from 1.8m in 2013 when the authorities decided to introduce mandatory medical insurance in the emirate.
India's strong economy and evolving regulatory regime continue to support growth for its insurance and reinsurance sectors, says Moody's Investors Service in a new report.
Insurers are actively controlling their sideway exposure to Natl CAT perils such as weather, flood and earthquake, where the impact is mainly felt in Queensland and Western Australia, notes Honan Insurance Group.
The state-owned Misr Insurance group has taken steps to launch a new company to undertake family takaful insurance, according to Mr Basel El Hini, chairman of Misr Insurance Holding Company (MIHC).
Women, who account for 48% of India's 1.3bn population, are increasingly buying life insurance cover for themselves.
Chinese insurance firms listed on the A-share market reported double-digit growth in combined premium income last year.
Honan Insurance Group foresees reverberations emanating from the Hayne Australian Royal Commission, re-submission of Lloyds business plans, Brexit, economic factors and an overactive merger & acquisition environment to impact the industry in 2019.