Smart Choice CEO and co-founder Sibtain Jiwani tells Jonathan Swift about the challenges of building a Pakistan-based insurtech business in an immature, yet potentially lucrative market.
China’s One Belt, One Road initiative is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects the world has ever seen.
Total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters reached $37bn (£23.7bn) in the first half of 2015, according to Swiss Re.
Aon has identified the 10 countries where the vast majority of global terrorist attacks occur.
Independent research shows life insurance is most popular bancasurrance product in Asia-Pacific across 17 countries.
460 people have been killed by horrific floods in India and Pakistan which have already displaced a million people.
At least 20 people have been killed including 10 militants following a terrorist attack on Pakistan's busiest airport.
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck southern Pakistan on Tuesday at 4:29pm local time, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide.
Nine tourists and their Pakistani guide have been killed in a hotel shooting in a Himalayan region of Pakistan.
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Iran in the province of Sistan Baluchistan which has a large border with Pakistan on 16 April.
Pakistan Re is in talks with the Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan over providing terrorism reinsurance cover.
Mortality from Asian flood events continues to decline but economic losses remain a major cause of concern, according to data from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
State-owned United India Insurance Company plans to enter the Middle East and several South Asian countries owing to the large number of non-resident Indians living in these areas.
The Qatar stock exchange fell by 38.78 points, or 0.45%, to 8,564.84 on Sunday from the previous close of 8,603.62, but insurance stocks bucked the overall trend.
Pakistan's Securities and Exchange Commission is formulating a regulatory framework for the micro-insurance sector to meet the needs of low-income citizens.
Asia is facing economic losses of nearly $8bn after heavy flooding throughout September, according to a catastrophe report by Aon Benfield.
At least 289 people were killed and dozens injured in a fire at a garment factory in Pakistan yesterday in what experts say is the biggest industrial accident in the country's history.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has issued revised takaful rules for 2012 allowing conventional insurance companies to open takaful window operations.
AM Best has assigned a financial strength rating of B++ (Good) and issuer credit rating of BBB to Pakistan's Jubilee General Insurance Company.
Much of the world's population has now moved out of extreme poverty and into the lower middle class. Francesca Nyman examines whether there is a market for micro-insurance in this demographic.
The problem of underinsurance has been seen with a number of natural catastrophes recently. Lucia Bevere explains why relying on governments as a last resort is a risky strategy, and what insurers can do to tackle this area.