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  1. Business - Money - INSURANCE

    City insurance authority bans indemnity commissions

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 01:13pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... welcomed by some in the industry. Advisers should make money through continuing fees rather than upfront "one-off injections of cash", said Mathew Bate, wealth manager ... to adapt," said Simon Parfitt, the Hong Kong head of wealth management firm Guardian Life Management. The new rules appear to leave space for interpretation. Some industry players said ...

  2. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Reinsurance prices decline by up to 25pc as demand remains subdued

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... by as much as 25 per cent in key markets mid-year as pension funds poured in money and demand for cover from insurance companies remained subdued, brokers said. Reinsurers had been negotiating ... it hard for reinsurers to earn a good return from investments. It has also tempted pension funds, institutional investors and high net-worth individuals to invest in capital market products ...

  3. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Hairy crab farmers get hot-weather insurance

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

    ... coverage for the summer period. In 2002, the World Bank's Commodity Risk Management Group allocated trust funds from the Swiss and the Dutch governments to devise weather insurance for farmers ...

  4. Business - Money - INSURANCE

    SFC to step up oversight of investment-linked insurance

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:11am by Enoch Yiu

    ... sharing for staff selling these products. Investment-linked insurance policies are a combination of a life insurance policy and an investment fund which allow policyholders to choose how to invest the premium among various funds. This is different from traditional insurance policies, where the insurer decides how to invest the premium and pays dividends to the policyholders. Investment-linked ...

  5. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Value and stable growth top Chinese insurers' agenda

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... of transformation of the insurance sector in terms of product mix and sales channels. "The transformation is positive for Chinese life insurers amid competition from trust and wealth management ...

  6. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Protection policies back in mainstream

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... wealth, they wanted to save more money when buying insurance policies. "Today, when their wealth has already expanded many times, with an increase in debts and risks, their need has shifted from savings to protection," Cai said. Focusing only on savings-type products would be a dead end in the face of fierce competition from wealth management products, funds, stocks ...

  7. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Regulator warns of rise indebt risks

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by Daniel Ren

    ... by the national and local governments to fund the infrastructure construction, low-income housing projects and energy development, sources said. The regulator is … doing a good job by warning ... regulator is expected to step up the policing of insurers' purchases of those debts." On the mainland, local governments normally raise funds for infrastructure construction and other ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Regulatory issues holding back growth in bank insurance

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:09am by Enoch Yiu

    ... banking, said: "Insurance products are important elements of wealth management. [AIA] products could meet our clients' needs in wealth management, retirement planning and estate ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Chinese insurers eye opportunities in online payment services

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:05am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... payment services would be key to linking up various businesses, including insurance, banking, trust and securities, a spokesman said. Wealth management and insurance were already offered under ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Insurers show appetite for yuan denominated products

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:57am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to introduce more yuan denominated fund products in Hong Kong to meet the strong investor demand. The company was the first local fund house to introduce an offshore yuan bond fund in 2010. "We have seen strong investor demand for yuan bond funds and we expect yuan products will continue to be popular," Zhang said. He added that Haitong would increase the number of Hong Kong ...




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