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  1. Magazines - Money - INVESTMENT: INSURANCE

    Your life in the balance

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Nicky Burridge

    ... Ensuring the right level of life insurance is the foundation to all sensible- and pre-emptive- financial planning, writes Nicky Burridge Your life in the balance The thought of not being ... benefit, we ask who needs life insurance and what to consider when buying a policy.   Who needs life insurance? Sheila Dickinson, senior wealth manager at independent financial advisor the Fry ...

  2. China's insurers get freer rein on non-life products

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... Christine Chan China is giving its insurers more liberty to structure and market certain non-life policies, its latest move towards deregulation of the industry. The China Insurance ... insurance and statutory liability products will also remain subject to vetting by the commission. 'The move is aimed at encouraging non-life insurers to be more innovative and come up ...

  3. Ex-New China Life boss arrested

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu The former chairman of New China Life, the mainland's fourth-largest life insurer, has been arrested for allegedly embezzling 13 billion yuan from his company during his eight years at the helm. The mainland insurance regulator convened a meeting with New China Life shareholders yesterday and told them that the authorities had taken action against Guan Guoliang, ...

  4. China Life opts for safe investments

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Forget about China Life Insurance's record income of 19.4 billion yuan (HK$21.52 billion) from equities last year, which it made even though it prudently kept stock ... to maintain growth? Asset management is a logical income stream for most insurers. For China Life, however, this line and the related corporate annuity business were established just last year; ...

  5. Life insurance is for survivors

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... agent to succeed in a cut-throat market like Hong Kong. Ten years ago, life insurance products were generally perceived as a curse to longevity rather than a means of personal protection. ... Examination, which will qualify the person as a consultant to offer the company's life insurance and investment-linked products. Some people may think the insurance business in Hong Kong has been ...

  6. China Life warns of bumps despite boom

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu China Life Insurance yesterday warned of tougher times ahead, even as the stock market boom and rising premiums helped the mainland's biggest life insurer post better than ... capital market volatility and intense competition in life insurance'. There is growing concern that the mainland's largest companies are too reliant on income from the surging stock ...

  7. [Life insurers go head to head]

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Life insurance, like almost everything else in the world of business, is a matter of calculating risks and rewards, and these must be assessed on a daily basis. Firms doing business ... long-term potential. One factor is competition. Most insurance companies with a presence in China are offering life policies while they weigh up how and when to introduce other products. 'There ...

  8. China Life unit partners Aetos in mainland property push

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito China Life Asset Management, an affiliate of the country's biggest life insurance company, has formed a partnership with United States-based Aetos Capital, paving the way ... for insurance companies to invest in property. Mainland insurance companies can invest in the financial markets such as stocks and bonds but not properties. It was unclear if China Life would invest ...

  9. Yang Chao retains China Life post

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing Wu Yan named next PICC chairman in last-minute switch China Life Insurance chairman Yang Chao narrowly avoided being transferred to the helm of PICC Property and Casualty, the country's largest non-life insurer, in what sources say is a display of his personal star power and high-level political connections. Instead, the China Insurance Regulatory ...

  10. China Life in need of capital aid

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com China Life Insurance, whose earnings plummeted last year, says it will use more capital-raising measures to shore up its solvency. 'In the future, raising ... he believed the firm had hit a bottom and would do better this year. The mainland's largest life insurer saw its net profit dive 45.5 per cent last year to 18.33 billion yuan (HK$22.5 ...




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