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India's Life Insurance Corp opens full S'pore subsidiary
01 May 2013
INDIA'S public sector insurer, Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), has officially opened its wholly owned subsidiary in Singapore.
Great Eastern’s profit down on lower investment gains
26 Apr 2013
LOWER investment gains sent net profit down 21 per cent in the first quarter at Great Eastern Holdings.
Consolidation to continue in Asia life insurance sector: Credit Suisse
26 Apr 2013
Further consolidation is expected over the coming years through further exits by marginal insurers, increases in capital standards, and...
China may let life insurers pay higher returns
24 Apr 2013
[BEIJING] China plans to allow life insurers to pay higher returns on some policies that may make them more attractive for investors...
Sichuan quake could generate 100b yuan of investments
23 Apr 2013
[HONG KONG] The 7.0-magnitude earthquake, which left a wide swath of destruction in Ya’an city in the southwestern province of Sichuan...
Life insurance may lower its returns bar
03 Apr 2013
[SINGAPORE] A projected annual investment returns figure that has been used to market life insurance products for more than 11 years might...
30 Mar 2013
THE process of buying an insurance policy to cover your life or as a form of savings through an endowment plan is a fairly familiar one to...
Life insurance sector reports robust growth
07 Feb 2013
THE life insurance industry racked up robust growth last year amid a slowing economy, as more Singaporeans signed up for policies.
Steady rise in life insurance sales
07 Nov 2012
LIFE insurance sales have clocked consistent growth in the first three quarters of the year, but the challenging economic environment...
Banking on life insurance
27 Oct 2012
THE recent report by the Life Insurance Association (LIA) showing a significant narrowing of the protection gap in Singapore came as no...
Retiree plan guarantees lifetime income
12 Sep 2012
INSURANCE firm Tokio Marine has introduced a plan that guarantees lifetime retirement income.
Working adults better insured now, says study
07 Aug 2012
WORKING adults are now more adequately insured than they were several years ago, according to a study commissioned by the Life Insurance...
Insuring breadwinners - families better protected
04 Aug 2012
SINGAPOREANS are now better insured against the death of their family's breadwinners, as the protection gap of working adults in Singapore...
Emergency in life insurance
30 May 2012
THE world is grappling with a “global emergency” in terms of under-insurance, says Kevin Hogan, chief executive (global life) of the...
Life insurance industry records modest Q1 growth
08 May 2012
growthTHE life insurance industry in Singapore recorded modest sales growth for the first quarter this year, but there may be bumps on the...
Life insurance policies unsuitable in fluid situations
01 May 2012
IT IS important for Singaporeans to follow a properly designed financial plan to ensure that they have adequate savings for their future...
Don't mix insurance and investments
16 Apr 2012
You can save money if you buy term and invest the rest (“Affordable insurance to meet protection needs”; April1).
Liability not assigned in lightning strike case: golf club
05 Apr 2012
Tanah Merah Country Club yesterday clarified that its decision to settle a claim brought against it by a family of a member killed in a...
Life insurance sector ends 2011 on a weak note
14 Feb 2012
THE life insurance industry ended 2011 weakly, weighed by short tenure plans which declined by 23 per cent in the fourth quarter from a...
Great Eastern out to engage clients online
11 Feb 2012
GREAT Eastern is changing the way it looks at life insurance through an industry-first integrated Live Great programme, said Chris Wei...
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