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  • Actuaries in the age of digital distribution

    There is a huge market for insurers tapping into digital distribution channels. The expected non-life premiums from digital distribution channels over the next five years is estimated at $452bn (personal lines at $289bn, commercial lines/insured SMEs at $86bn, commercial lines/uninsured SMEs at $57bn, new products/emerging risks at $20bn).

    AIRPlus | 26 Sep 2018
  • Ensuring the longevity of insurance

    While delivering the keynote address at the 2018 Asian Actuarial Conference recently, Swiss Re Asian head of life and health products Daisy Ning spoke of a problem that is plaguing much of Asia's developed markets - ageing. Asia Insurance Review spoke to Ms Ning to get further insights on the issue, and the steps insurers need to take in the coming years, even as the number of centennials increase.

    AIRPlus | 26 Sep 2018
  • Keeping pace in an environment of disruption

    The insurance industry needs to embrace digitalisation and technological transformation to keep up with the pace of change in an environment of disruption, said speakers at the Strategic Issues Conference in Bali.

    Agents | 25 Sep 2018
  • Global marine premiums Up 2% - IUMI

    The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has released its annual statistical report on the marine insurance market highlighting that global marine premiums were $28.5bn in 2017, up 2% from 2016. However,IUMI says that, despite this increase, there is an increasing mismatch between income levels and covered risk when current premium levels are viewed in relation to covered risks and the impact of claims.

    AIRPlus | 25 Sep 2018
  • Singapore: InsurTech start-ups among 24 in first batch of Plug and Play programme

    Global innovation platform Plug and Play has selected 24 start-ups for the inaugural batch of its FinTech and InsurTech programme based out of Singapore.

    AIRPlus | 25 Sep 2018
  • Indian insurers can soon adopt 'sandbox' approach for new products

    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has decided to develop a 'regulatory sandbox' to enable testing of products in a controlled environment so that the industry can keep pace with the fast-evolving financial technology scenario.

    AIRPlus | 25 Sep 2018
  • Driving leadership development in Asia - GAMA International CEO Bonnie Godsman

    In an exclusive interview with Asia Advisers Network, GAMA International CEO Bonnie Godsman shared what it takes to be a leader and how the organisation is aiming to promote the professional development needs and leadership skills of agency leaders in Asia.

    Agents | 24 Sep 2018
  • Nat cats keep insurers on their toes

    Flood disasters across India are on the rise in frequency and severity and they create enormous losses for those caught in the flood area. This year's catastrophic floods in Kerala state had virtually an entire state on its knees. Author and insurance expert P James shares some toughts.

    AIRPlus | 24 Sep 2018
  • Bupa Hong Kong appoints Stella Sung as new sales and distribution director

    Bupa Hong Kong announced the appointment of Stella Sung as sales and distribution director.

    People | 21 Sep 2018
  • Asia: New business leads to 19% embedded value growth for life insurers

    There was a total growth of 19.2% in reported embedded value (EV) in 2017 , and similarly a 19.1% growth in value of new business (VNB), according to Milliman, a premier global consulting and actuarial firm.

    Asia | 21 Sep 2018

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