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  1. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Dai-ichi Life looks to buy US insurer Protective Life

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:30am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Deal-hungry giant in talks for Protective Life, a source says, with a tipped US$5b-plus price tag ranking as the biggest move by a Japan insurer Dai-ichi Life looks to buy U.S. insurer Japanese insurer Dai-ichi Life is in advanced talks to buy Protective Life of the United States in a deal that could be worth more than US$5 billion, a source said yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1524111/dai-ichi-life-looks-buy-us-insurer-protective-life
  2. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Stress-testing mainland insurers

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:23am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Nick Edwards Chart of the day: Stress-testinginsurers Fears of rising mainland default risks have set investors scrutinising the exposure of insurers to "non-standard" and growth-levered assets- those potentially most susceptible to losses if the credit bubble bursts. But analysis by Macquarie Bank pinpoints traditional assets as the real danger for insurer enterprise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1557729/chart-day-stress-testing-mainland-insurers
  3. Business - Money - INSURANCE

    Yuan life insurance policies to remain popular in Hong Kong despite depreciation

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:22am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to remain popular The depreciation of the yuan in recent months did not hurt sales of yuan life insurance policies as buyers are eyeing the longer-term growth of the currency, according to industry players. BOC Group Life Assurance chief executive Terry Lo Kin-wing said half the new life insurance sales at his company still came from yuan policies during the first quarter, similar to Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1515192/yuan-life-insurance-policies-remain-popular-hk
  4. Business - Money

    Government stands by best interest clause in proposed insurance law

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the HKFI's own Code of Practice for Life Insurance Replacement- issued in 2010- that also says agents must act in the best interest of policyholders. "The HKFI has the same code and it did ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Consumer protection provision will remain in insurance bill, the government says No retreat on 'best interest' clause The government said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1556927/government-stands-best-interest-clause-proposed
  5. Business - Comment - WHITE

    Insurers should always act in clients' best interests

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:10am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for Life Insurance Replacement, which was issued in 2010 and has the same principle of acting in the best interests of policyholders. Since then, we have not heard of many policyholders rushing to sue their insurers or salesmen. The Life Underwriters Association has also published a Code of Ethics. Clause 1 of their Code reads: "A life underwriter shall place the interests of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549246/insurers-should-always-act-clients-best-interests
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Chinese tourists buy 16pc of life insurance sold in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:08am by Enoch Yiu

    ... carefully. Mainland tourists' share of new life insurance sold in the city grew to 16 per cent last year from 13 per cent in 2012, 9 per cent in 2011 and 4 per cent in 2010. Hong Kong insurance ... for the insurance industry, said mainlanders had become an important source of business for Hong Kong-based life insurance companies. "They don't just come here for cosmetic products or jewellery ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1466841/mainland-tourists-buy-1-6-life-insurance-policies-sold-hong
  7. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Hairy crab farmers get hot-weather insurance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:59am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Swiss Re and China Pacific offer to protect crab farmers against heatwave risk to lucrative trade Insurers' latest hot idea: cover for hairy crabs China's insurance market is developing fast, with policies covering life, cars, property, pets and- hairy crabs. Mainland crab farmers can now insure the crustaceans to protect a business worth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1551807/hairy-crab-farmers-get-hot-weather-insurance
  8. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    China Life Insurance gears up to tackle slowing market

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:58am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com China Life gears up to tackle slowing market China Life Insurance, the mainland's largest insurer, hopes to secure better profit margins ... business and target stable volume growth. "The life insurance business will see slower growth in the coming decade," Lin said, adding that transformation and adjustment of China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1458098/china-life-insurance-gears-tackle-slowing-market
  9. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Strong profit growth forecast for Chinese life insurers

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 10:13am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Weaker earnings growth predicted for non-life players due to rising claim costs and the increase in sales of unprofitable car insurance Life insurers see profits rebound on investments The mainland's life insurers are poised to report robust growth in profit last year on the back of strong investment income, but the value of new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1445074/strong-profit-growth-forecast-chinese-life-insurers
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Forced disclosure clause in draft insurance bill could kill industry, insiders complain

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:38am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... disclosure fuels market talk The insurance industry is buzzing about a clause buried in a draft bill that will launch the Independent Insurance Authority. The clause in the 478-page document says: "The Authority may … require a licensed insurance intermediary to take specified steps to ensure that disclosure is made to its clients of any commission or advantage that the intermediary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1540781/forced-disclosure-clause-draft-insurance-bill-could-kill

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