Turning data into a differentiator

Swiss Re Institute's head of insurance risk research, Dan Ryan, tells Ronan McCaughey how insurers can turn the wealth of data they currently hold into valuable insights, and an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors


Insurance patent filings jump 40% in a year

Focus on pricing and telematics to make risk modelling more accurate


Ping An tech scans customer faces for fraud intent

Tool is part of Ping An’s focus on four AI recognition technologies


Ping An's online health platform offers Chinese medicine diagnosis

Innovation combines artificial intelligence and traditional Chinese medicine theory


New business drives 19% EV growth for Asian life insurers

EV growth across Asia in 2017 ranged from 10% to 28%


Chinese insurance giant eyes Prudential’s Asia business

Deal could be valued at $51.5bn, which would make it China’s biggest outbound acquisition


FSB designates same nine G-Siis

New IAIS designation methodology was not used


MetLife joins blockchain consortium

Other insurers in R3 group include Ping An and AIA


Ping An and US insurers worst hit by G-SII capital rules

Moody's gauges higher-loss absorbency constraints


IAIS revamps methodology to designate too-big-to-fail insurers

Absolute reference values to be used for a number of indicators