• Thursday
  • April 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 1:02am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 26 for types of insurance

Search results

  1. 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 ...

  2. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Ping An Insurance expects tough year ahead

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:54am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Mainland insurance giant says there will be more market volatility but returns will be stable because of change in investment curbs Ping An expects tough year ahead Ping An Insurance, the mainland's second-largest insurer, says this year will be a challenging one for the investment market but also expects to have more flexibility ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Dah Sing Bank taps market for cash after profit increases

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:58am by KANIS LI

    ... billion through a rights issue. Parent company Dah Sing Financial, which holds a 74.59 per cent stake and focuses on the life insurance business, said its net profit climbed 15.1 per cent ...

  4. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Sinopharm to step up drug sales in retail sector

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:32am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of the industry," Sinopharm said yesterday. Last year, the reform of public hospitals and drug distribution sector kicked off, with policies on pricing, medical insurance and tendering, it said. ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Loan growth boosts Hang Seng Bank's earnings

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:24am by Enoch Yiu

    ... widening interest margin, and higher fee income from selling stocks and insurance products. A fourth interim dividend of HK$2.20 per share will be paid, bringing the full-year dividend to HK$5.50 ... in fund sales, general insurance products and stockbroking as investment sentiment improved. Net interest income grew 9.8 per cent to HK$18.6 billion, boosted by the 4.9 per cent increase ...

  6. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    China's top insurers see strong gains in quarter

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 02:57am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Fewer impairment losses and good investment returns drive most of the earnings growth China's top insurers see strong gains in quarter Earnings growth at China Pacific Insurance and New China Life Insurance was robust in the third quarter, bolstered by increased investment income and fewer impairment losses. But growth in premiums ...

  7. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Insurers to focus on value growth

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... switch Insurers to focus on value growth Chinese insurers are poised for a slowdown in premium income growth in the second half as they are expected to pursue higher margins after posting decent first-half earnings cushioned by a significant improvement in investment income. Net profits of major insurers were buoyed by increases in net realised gains from investment and lower impairment ...

  8. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Chinese life insurers to post solid gains

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... insurers to post solid gains Mainland life insurers are expected to report solid profit results for the first half of the year on the back of strong premium income growth and rebound in investment yield. However, not all is good news. A deterioration in profitability in the property and casualty insurance market is expected to dent the earnings of non-life insurers. China Life Insurance ...

  9. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    China Life, Ping An earnings jump in first nine months on stock rally

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 02:55am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Stock rally boosts profit of mainland's two largest insurers in first nine months of year with yields on investments about 5 per cent China Life, Ping An income soars A recovery in the stock markets boosted the earnings of mainland insurers, with China Life Insurance more than tripling its profit in the first nine months ...

  10. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Qantas to cut 1,000 jobs as airline forecasts half-year loss of up to A$300 million

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 02:20pm by Bloomberg

    ... "Qantas' investment grade rating is clearly at risk now. Maybe the government needs to step in and assist Qantas." The cost of insuring the airline's corporate bonds against non-payment ...




SCMP.com Account