Chinese insurers' solvency fell in H1 2021, with more drops expected

Only non-life firms managed to defend ratios in Q1-Q2 2021


Lloyd's predicts stable solvency in China as C-Ross Phase II begins

Practitioners expect volatile solvency levels elsewhere in China


China Life chairman being investigated for "serious violations" of law

Lifer says it plans appointing replacement soon


C-Ross Phase II to depress Chinese insurers' solvency ratios

Regulations will usher in new risk charges this quarter


China's regulator praises insurers for Covid-19 business support

The CBIRC also detailed some risk failings in 2021


Apac re/insurers welcome the alternative

Regulators in Asia have been busy creating frameworks for insurers to transfer risk to capital markets investors. Re/insurers are keen to tap this alternative source of capital, if the structures are right. David Walker reports


China Re issues typhoon-linked ILS in Hong Kong

Regulators are pushing for more from mainland re/insurers


CBIRC urges more cat bond issuance in Hong Kong

Mainland insurers ceding little catastrophe risk as claims costs rise


Chinese executives will have pay cut for solvency breaches

New rules outlined by CBIRC for under-capitalised underwriters


China consults on foreign insurer rules

CBIRC also names underwriters for various regulatory breaches