Hong Kong insurers eye Greater Bay Area opportunities

Hong Kong fancies itself as the risk management hub of the Greater Bay Area, thanks to a young but dynamic regulator and its technological knowhow. Vincent Huck reports from the Asian Insurance Forum


Man from the Pru targets Asia for growth

Region will be 'preferred destination for capital" for UK-listed group


Japan's life majors boost capital bases of foreign units

Nippon Life and Sumitomo Life make moves in Australia and Vietnam


Zurich's Eugenie Molyneux: diversity is key for today's CROs

Eugenie Molyneux, chief risk officer for commercial insurance at Zurich, tells Cintia Cheong about the firm's approach to climate change and why diversity is important for the modern risk manager.


Prudential Financial open to sale of annuity blocks, says Falzon

Ex-CFO praises extraordinarily attractive annuities book


Apra proposes capital framework for health insurers

But Australian watchdog warns sector is still under pressure from demography, pricing


Apra imposes company-specific capital charges on disability cover

Australian watchdog stepping in fearing underwriters withdrawing


Australia's CommInsure receives cut fine for cold-call guilty plea

Figures released on same day show Australian life after-tax profits to September fell 88%


Apra consults on pension life cover

Recent Royal Commission required regulator to act on bundled insurance


US casualty reserves: courting disaster?

Rising claims and shrinking reserves in the US casualty business have led to speculation about an impending crisis. Could it really get that bad? Sarfraz Thind investigates