China Life net earnings drop 19% as major units' profits fall

Group is diversifying products in a bid to attract cautious buyers


China regulator seizes more insurers

The latest underwriters are linked to billionaire Xiao Jianhua


Hong Kong sales rose in Q1, though pandemic effects evident

Sales to mainland visitors suffer 27% quarterly drop


China Life profits drop one-third as Covid-19 payouts begin

Operating expenses climb, led by increased reserving


China Life premiums said to jump 13% in Q1

But overall life sales to mainland Chinese visiting Hong Kong now "negligible", says GlobalData


New China Life sees major opportunity in risk-aware middle classes

But coronavirus knocks face-to-face sales in Q1 2020


China Life surprises itself with 400% leap in net profits

Country's largest life underwriter warns Covid-19 spells "increased uncertainty"


China Pacific grows net profits by one-third in 2019

Premature to quantify Covid-19's full impact in 2020, group cautions


Chinese non-life insurers develop products for ailing local business

As the Covid-19 pandemic puts the world on path to recession, innovative property and casualty insurers in China are designing products to help SMEs and exporters alike. David Walker reports


Life and health insurance sales jump up to 80% in China

Regulator acts to limit prices so all consumers can buy insurance