Japan's life majors boost capital bases of foreign units

Nippon Life and Sumitomo Life make moves in Australia and Vietnam


Japan's Nippon Life on M&A path in US and Asia

Fitch highlights “saturated” domestic market as spur for foreign expansion


Dominance of Australian bancassurers' life units shown in industry data

Net profit of ANZ's OnePath Life nearly tops the list


Zurich pays $2.2bn for Australian life insurer

Purchase of OnePath Life from ANZ marks latest exit by local bank from life business


Moody's reinstates Japanese life sector outlook to stable

Agency cites strategic resilience to ultra-low rates for upgrade


Japanese insurers pile into debt market to meet upcoming capital requirements

Taking advantage of low rates to access cheap funding


Japan Post and Axa top rankings of world's largest insurers

Latest annual rankings by A M Best are based on assets and on net premiums written