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  • China: Insurers can help cut share-backed lending risk

    China is encouraging insurers to invest in listed companies and help cut liquidity risks connected with the pledging of firms' shares to secure loans, according to a senior official with the banking and insurance regulator.

    Asia | 15 Oct 2018
  • Australia: Millennials disillusioned with financial institutions

    The recent political climate in Australia has made millennials more financially risk averse, with almost half (44%) spending less than six months ago. An even greater proportion (48%) are considering changes to their investment strategy, according to research by Raiz Invest, the mobile-first micro-investing platform.

    Asia | 08 Oct 2018
  • India: Insurers directed to declare exposure to financially stricken group

    Insurance companies have been asked to declare their exposure to cash-strapped Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) , which the government seized control of yesterday.

    Asia | 02 Oct 2018
  • Asia ex Japan: Region's financial asset growth slows but stays world's fastest

    Financial assets of households in Asia (ex-Japan) increased last year by 'only' 12.2%, the slowest increase in six years -- but still the fastest growth of any region worldwide, according to Allianz in its Global Wealth Report released yesterday.

    Asia | 27 Sep 2018
  • 2018 Asian Actuarial Conference - Diversification in investments is key

    The most repeated point during the panel on "Market Outlook and Investment strategy for Insurance Companies" at the 2018 Asian Actuarial Conference was to diversify. "There is no need to concentrate on what you think will work well as there will be surprises down the line," said Conning Asia Pacific's senior portfolio manager, Marc Franklin. Due to the flat interest rates, especially in Japan, he sees an increasing volatility in financial assets.

    Asia | 19 Sep 2018
  • Taiwan's regulator to limit insurers' investments in Formosa bonds

    Taiwan's financial regulator plans to put limits on the investments of insurance companies in Formosa bonds, following a spike in their holdings of bonds issued by foreign issuers, reports Reuters.

    Asia | 18 Sep 2018
  • India: Insurers face huge default risk from cash-strapped infrastructure group

    The downgrade of the credit rating of India's largest infrastructure development and finance company, IL&FS Group, to junk has put INR100bn ($1.4bn) worth of investments by insurers and pension funds at risk.

    Asia | 17 Sep 2018
  • AXA Insurance targets HNWI segment with new product

    AXA Insurance has launched the AXA Imperial Collection, a collection of products that includes a suite of legacy planning and wealth management solutions, and international medical and high-end insurance solutions to protect lifestyle assets. The coverage extends to private art, collectibles, jewellery, yachts and luxury and performance cars to cater to the evolving needs of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in Singapore.

    AIRPlus | 10 Sep 2018
  • Investment yield from insurance assets expected to dip

    The investment yield earned on insurance funds in the first half of the year was close to 2.4%, a slight decrease compared with 2.6% for the corresponding period last year.

    China | 07 Sep 2018
  • New China Life beats major listed rivals in investment performance

    New China Life reported the highest investment yield, at an annualised rate of 4.8% in the first half of this year, compared to three other listed rivals.

    China | 07 Sep 2018

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