Prudence Ho, senior manager for policy and development at the Insurance Authority, says Hongkongers want investment returns from their insurance policies. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Prudence Ho, senior manager for policy and development at the Insurance Authority, says Hongkongers want investment returns from their insurance policies. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Prudence Ho, senior manager for policy and development at the Insurance Authority, says Hongkongers want investment returns from their insurance policies. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

exclusive | Hong Kong looks to technology as public ignorance and apathy leave city with US$885 billion shortfall in mortality protection

  • The mortality protection gap translates to a shortfall of HK$1.9 million for every working adult in Hong Kong, according to an Insurance Authority study
  • The Insurance Authority plans to soon introduce an online tool to help individuals calculate their insurance protection needs

Topic |   Banking & finance
Prudence Ho, senior manager for policy and development at the Insurance Authority, says Hongkongers want investment returns from their insurance policies. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Prudence Ho, senior manager for policy and development at the Insurance Authority, says Hongkongers want investment returns from their insurance policies. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Prudence Ho, senior manager for policy and development at the Insurance Authority, says Hongkongers want investment returns from their insurance policies. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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