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  1. Business - China Business - MARKETS

    Insurance against a China crisis proves a tough sell

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Insurance against China crisis proves a tough sell Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy. But when it comes to the mainland, the probability of a full-blown crisis is apparently so remote that hardly anyone will buy an insurance policy against it, no matter how cheap. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1493926/insurance-against-china-crisis-proves-tough-sell
  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Scope seen for tighter regulation of insurance-linked investments

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:55am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com HK's two-tier regulation puts some investors at risk, especially with insurance-linked funds, says lawmaker who helped set up framework ... are marketed directly to retail investors by firms that take advantage of a two-tier regulatory structure that gives investors different types of protection depending upon which regulator oversees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1493363/scope-seen-tighter-regulation-insurance-linked
  3. Types of protection against risks

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com Insurers have imagination! You can insure against a wide range of risks. Medical insurance covers medical expenses. Always check if it includes dental and optical insurance. Property insurance: covers properties, like houses, against fire, flood, theft, or weather damage. Liability insurance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/628461/types-protection-against-risks
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

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

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

    ... said. Savings-type life insurance policies in Hong Kong can usually deliver 4 to 5 per cent annual returns, higher than the 1 to 2 per cent offered by mainland policies. In addition, mainland ... insurance to buy list More mainland tourists are buying insurance in Hong Kong- spending HK$15 billion last year- a trend industry insiders fear could lead to complaints if sales are not handled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1466841/mainland-tourists-buy-1-6-life-insurance-policies-sold-hong
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Sales of traditional insurance products benefit from tighter rules on investment-linked policies

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 11:51am by Enoch Yiu

    ... traditional life policies, which allow insurance companies to decide how to invest the premiums and pay guaranteed dividends to policyholders. MassMutual also focuses on annuity products, a type ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Insurers back to basics amid new rules A tightening of the regulations on investment-linked insurance policies since July has made insurers shift focus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1461602/sales-traditional-insurance-products-benefit-tighter-rules
  6. Insurance deals make classic cars come to life

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The dream of owning a classic car can be a frustrating one because the costs can prove prohibitive. But there is a range of niche insurance products that can bring that dream of driving a 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite or Jaguar E-Type a little closer. These products soften the impact of a classic car on your wallet and are tailored to the specific needs of this community. 'The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687014/insurance-deals-make-classic-cars-come-life
  7. General insurance sector has new player

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Starr International Insurance (Asia), a company founded by former American International Group chairman Maurice Greenberg, has obtained approval from Hong Kong's insurance regulator to provide general insurance in the city. The company said it would offer a variety of products to policyholders as well as risk-control, loss-control and claims-management services. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/699956/general-insurance-sector-has-new-player
  8. Overseas insurers to push growth

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Foreign insurance companies are expected to boost their mainland market share to 10 per cent from 6 per cent by 2011 despite growing concerns about the volatile stock market and tighter regulatory environment, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey. Twenty-eight of 40 executives at foreign insurers on the mainland indicated in a poll conducted between May and June ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651212/overseas-insurers-push-growth
  9. Reforms, rogue agents on agenda of insurers' chief

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... But that was how Agnes Koon Woo Kam-oi began her first day in the industry more than two decades ago. The first chairwoman of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers since the federation was established in 1988, Ms Koon admitted it took a long time for women to crack the glass ceiling and reach top executive positions in the sector. The veteran insurer faces a hectic time during her 12-month term, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/647755/reforms-rogue-agents-agenda-insurers-chief
  10. Doubts over coverage of travel insurance

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung It is unclear whether holidaymakers with travel insurance have been protected in the recent chaos in Thailand, travel industry insiders say. Daniel Chan Kin-pang, deputy general manager at Hong Thai Travel Services, which offers insurance company AIG's package, said travellers who were stranded in Thailand because of the closed airports should be able to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662290/doubts-over-coverage-travel-insurance

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