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Top 30 Asia Insurers: A volatile year

2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.

This week: All change... please!

The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.

Insurtech research 2018

From the app that arranges insurance for a day to the online service that pays claims in less than one minute, digital technology has transformed the face of the insurance sector. Post takes a closer look at the insurtech movement and its partnership…

This week in Post: One every minute

For those of us back in the office while the holiday season continues it might seem like time is moving slowly but the Association of British Insurers revealed this week that for every minute we count down until silly season is over and the out of office…

Parametric cover 'could go mainstream'

Parametrics, a specialised form of reinsurance or insurance used mainly in catastrophe bonds, could become more mainstream as risk managers seek to overcome some of the limitations of traditional insurance, according to a survey.

Analysis: Back to the insurance future

The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.

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