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Insurers in Asia benefit from friendly regulation and a tech focused culture.
One of the world’s most isolated nations is opening up its Life market.
Under pressure from environmental lobbyists, the insurer is to phase out all direct insurance services for thermal coal clients by 2030.
Hong Kong reinsurer’s owner says the company has performed well despite the weak reinsurance market.
Swiss Re projects growing economies will account for high percentage.
Australian giant’s results a mixed bag for its various operations.
The three new appointments are part of a push into Asian agriculture markets.
Will serve as chief executive of Labuan branch in Malaysia.
New branch to be based in Mumbai.
A major eruption of Mount Agnung in Indonesia could cause more than $70bn in economic losses, but insured losses are expected to be low.
Xceedance CEO Arun Valakrishnan highlights the wealth of Indian tech talent that re/insurance businesses are failing to employ.
Interview: Inga Beale says Singapore is going to a big area of strategic growth for Lloyd’s insurer and reinsurer Canopius, as less business makes its way to the London market.
Interview: Albert Benchimol has had a busy year since taking over as CEO of Bermudian insurer and reinsurer Axis Capital, dealing with the ousting of its chairman and Superstorm Sandy losses. He is now confident that a strong period of growth is ahead for his firm.
Profile: Reactions spoke to the two co-founders of Peak Re, and found out about the new Hong Kong-based Asian reinsurer's long-term ambitions in China and across the Asia Pacific region.
John Nelson has had a busy first year as chairman of Lloyd’s, with the market’s Vision 2025 plan his biggest contribution so far. He believes the make-up of firms and people at Lloyd’s is not diverse enough.
John Tan founded Asia Capital Re six years ago because he believed the time was right for Asia to have its own regional reinsurance company. Five years on, experience suggests he was correct.
Interview: Tokio Marine’s reinsurance unit is aiming to grow in Europe and beyond, according to group CEO Tatsuhiko Hoshina and Continental Europe CEO Stephan Ruoff.
INTERVIEW: Greg Case, CEO of Aon, believes that the insurance broker can help its customers manage their way through the tough global operating environment and rise to the challenge of new and complex risks by working on a more robust fact basis.
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