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  • An emerging markets story- Reaching the next 1bn by 2030

    Leapfrog Investments founder and CEO Dr Andrew Kuper was honoured with the 2018 John S. Bickley Founder's Award Gold Medal for Excellence at the recent Global Insurance Forum in Berlin, hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS) and The Institutes. Dr Kuper, who received a standing ovation, was lauded for his pioneering work in profit with purpose investment and for opening new investment channels aimed at closing protection gaps and serving to build economic security.

    AIRPlus | 16 Aug 2018
  • Quantitative easing is bad for your health (and life)

    Every serious economist in the world already knew that a centralised intervention in the market economics of the world's biggest economy the size and duration of the Fed's quantitative easing programme would have all sorts of consequences.

    AIRPlus | 07 Aug 2018
  • How are investment experts responding to economic issues?

    Received questions on the investment environment from your clients? Here's help.

    Agents | 07 Aug 2018
  • Market volatility and policy uncertainty weigh on global financial conditions - Moody's

    Increased market volatility linked to rising trade tensions, elevated geopolitical risk and policy uncertainty and weaker corporate creditworthiness weighed on global financial conditions in the first half of 2018, according to Moody's Investors Service.

    Agents | 18 Jul 2018
  • Hannover Re to divest from coal

    Hannover Re is the 17th and the latest (re)insurer to join the growing band of (re)insurers to divest from coal. The German reinsurer will divest from, and will also no longer invest in, companies that depend on coal for more than 25% of their business.

    AIRPlus | 11 Jul 2018
  • Investor sentiment reflects fear of international trade conflicts

    The latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index (MISI) for equities across Asia has dropped eight points from January (40 points) to March 2018 (32 points), of which the sentiment of the equity asset class in Hong Kong has seen the biggest drop, 19 points.

    Agents | 24 Apr 2018
  • New, small, insurers to face more challenges under ALM rules

    The CIRC's new rules for asset-liability management (ALM), announced last week, will mean more challenges for newer and smaller insurers will face more challenges, not only because of the potential wide mismatch in ALM that could be reported under the new rules but also the higher cost they will face to bring their system into compliance, says Moody's Investors Service.

    China | 09 Mar 2018
  • Should how old your client is determine how he invests?

    Conventional wisdom states that those of us in the earlier years of our careers should be investing differently than those who are closer to retiring. But different generations aren't investing that differently. Why is that so and is it time to rethink retirement strategies?

    Agents | 07 Mar 2018
  • Hong Kong: Regulator urges ALM focus in insurers' investments

    The emergence of new advancements and initiatives, such as green bonds and InsurTech among others, are potential investment opportunities for insurers. However, investment managers should exercise due care and diligence in their selection of investments, said Dr Moses Cheng, Chairman of the Insurance Authorit (IA), Hong Kong at the 5th Asia Investment Management Summit for Insurance yesterday. In his keynote speech, he urged insurers to enhance their asset-liability management (ALM) function to better set their risk appetite for asset-liability mismatch risk and devise appropriate measures to address it.

    Asia | 01 Dec 2017
  • India: Life insurance stocks trade higher than peers in other Asian markets

    The share prices of Indian life insurance companies are significantly higher than those of their peers elsewhere in Asia, says Milliman India in its report.

    Asia | 01 Dec 2017

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